"It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Diogenes on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Diogenes on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Diogenes on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Diogenes on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Diogenes on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
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