Diogenes Quotes

If you are to be kept right, you must possess either good friends or red-hot enemies. The one will warn you, the other will expose you.

 
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Diogenes, 412 BC-322 BC, Greek Philosopher, Quoted in Plutarch, Moralia

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Diogenes
Diogenes
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  • Nationality: Greek
  • Profession: Philosopher

Diogenes, also known as Diogenes the Cynic (Ancient Greek: Διογένης ὁ Κυνικός, Diogenēs ho Kynikos), was a Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy. He was born in Sinope, an Ionian colony on the Black Sea, in 412 or 404 BC and died at Corinth in 323 BC.