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Ancient Greek Philosopher He was the world's most influential philosopher. 428 BC-348 BC
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A dog has the soul of a philosopher.
A friend ought always to do good to a friend and never evil
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
A kiss, and touch of lips; not strange my Soul should cling - Strive to cross, weep to turn, and starve with me poor thing
A man left gold; another took it; left a noose, So the first hanged himself; having but life to lose
Abstinence is the surety of temperance
All learning has an emotional base.
All loves should be simply stepping stones to the love of God
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
And now I depart hence condemned by you to suffer the penalty of death, and they, too, go their ways condemned by the truth to suffer the penalty of villainy and wrong; and I must abide by my award - let them abide by theirs.
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And yet the true creator is necessity, which is the mother of invention.
Any city however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich. These are at war with one another.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Arguments derived from probabilities are idle
Arguments, like men are often pretenders
As empty vessels make the loudest sound, so they that have the least wit are the greatest blabbers.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
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Atheism is a disease of the soul, before it becomes an error of the understanding
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