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Diogenes has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Education Good Intelligence Men Music Patriotism Science Wisdom

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What does Diogenes write about?

Diogenes has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about education, good, intelligence, men, music, patriotism, science & wisdom. People always share Education quotes, Good quotes, intelligence, men, music, patriotism, science & wisdom from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Diogenes?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Diogenes.

  • The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
  • Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
  • Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.
  • It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
  • When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.
  • Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.
  • I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
  • Wise kings generally have wise counselors and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
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