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Ed's Favorite Quotations. Emphasis added. References below.

DIOGENES


7 Greeks.1

DIOGENES

1

"I have come to debase the coinage."
 

6

"It is absurd to bring back a runaway slave. If a slave can survive without a master, is it not awful to admit that the master cannot live without the slave?" PLATO HEGEL MILL SANTAYANA [See Edward Ayoub's Quantum Theory of Economics.] AYOUB
 

20

"The art of being a slave is to rule one's master."
 

36

"Go into any whorehouse and learn the worthlessness of the expensive."
 

56

"In the rich man's house there is no place to spit but in his face."
 

70

"Pilfering Treasury property is particularly dangerous: big thieves are ruthless in punishing little thieves."
 

78

"Love of money is the marketplace for every evil." NEW TESTAMENT HERZL SPENGLER SARTRE
 

97

"To own nothing is the beginning of happiness."
 

119

"Practice makes perfect."
 

   

     

7 Greeks: Archilocos, Sappho, Alkman, Anakreon, Herakleitos, Diogenes, Herondas. Translations by Guy Davenport. Guy Davenport, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1991, 1995. The Regents of the University of California, 1980. New York, NY: New Directions Publishing Corporation.
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1 7 Greeks: Archilocos, Sappho, Alkman, Anakreon, Herakleitos, Diogenes, Herondas. Translations by Guy Davenport. Guy Davenport, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1991, 1995. The Regents of the University of California, 1980. New York, NY: New Directions Publishing Corporation. (Herakleitos, at 158-171.)

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