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The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

Education Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: according to Stobaeus

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The truly noble mind has no resentments.

Proverbs Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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And Jove but laughs at lovers' perjury.

Proverbs Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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Great wit to madness sure is near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide.

Proverbs Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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If gaming does an aged sire entice, Then my young master swiftly learns the vice.

Proverbs Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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None but the brave deserve the fair.

Proverbs Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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Old age creeps on us ere we think it nigh.

Proverbs Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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Sweet is pleasure after pain.

Proverbs Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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Take the goods the gods provide thee.

Proverbs Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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To tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free, These are imperial arts.

Proverbs Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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Of a rich man who was mean and niggardly, he said, "That man does not possess his estate, but his estate possesses him."

Possession Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: Lives of Eminent Philosophers (Bion, III)

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When asked what wines he liked to drink he replied, "That which belongs to another." - Laertius Diogenes,

Wine and spirits Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers--Diogenes (VI), (Yonge's translation)

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Aristophanes turns Socrates into ridicule . . . as making the worse appear the better reason.

Reason Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: Socrates (V)

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Once he saw a youth blushing, and addressed him, "Courage, my boy; that is the complexion of virtue."

Blushes Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: Diogenes (VI)

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He calls drunkenness an expression identical with ruin.

Intemperance Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes , Source: Lives of the Philosophers--Pythagoras (VI)

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Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Existence Quotes, by Laertius Diogenes

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