"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."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Diogenes on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Diogenes on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Diogenes on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Diogenes on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Diogenes on Ray Charles
"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."