democritus the laughing philosopher quotes

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The true philosopher and the true poet are one, and a beauty, which is truth, and a truth, which is beauty, is the aim of both.
Every man is occasionally visited by the suspicion that the planet on which he is riding is not really going anywhere; that the Fo ...
I fear animals regard man as a creature of their own kind which has in a highly dangerous fashion lost its healthy animal reason-- ...
I am afraid that the animals regard man as a creature like themselves which has lost its sound animal wits in a most dangerous way ...
It was modesty that invented the word "philosopher" in Greece and left the magnificent overweening presumption in calling oneself ...
This crown to crown the laughing man, this rose-wreath crown: I myself have set this crown upon my head, I myself have pronounced ...
I wish my countrymen to consider that whatever the human law may be, neither an individual nor a nation can ever commit the least ...
It is desirable that a man be clad so simply that he can lay his hands on himself in the dark, and that he live in all respects so ...
If you would learn to speak all tongues and conform to the customs of all nations, if you would travel farther than all travellers ...
The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God; the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness.
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