People who talk well but do nothing are like musical intruments; the sound is all they have to offer.
I pissed on the man who called me a dog. Why was he so surprised?
One original thought is worth a thousand mindless quotings
No man is hurt but by himself. ...Literally by how he interprets what happens to him. If he focusses on how it could have been better, he will be hurt. If he focusses on how it could have been worse, he will be happy. The same is true for women too.
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
We come into the world alone and we die alone. Why, in life, should we be any less alone?
He has the most who is most content with the least.
If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate.
It is not that I am mad, it is only that my head is different from yours.
Fools! You think of "god" as a sentient being. God is the word used to represent a force. This force created nothing, it just helps things along. It does not answer prayers, although it may make you think of a way to solve a problem. It has the power to influence you, but not decide for you.
In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
The mob is the mother of tyrants.
He lit a lamp in broad daylight and said, as he went about, "I am looking for a human."
Education gives sobriety to the young, comfort to the old, riches to the poor and is an ornament to the rich.
You will become a teacher of yourself when for the same things that you blame others, you also blame yourself.
Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
I am Diogenes the Dog. I nuzzle the kind, bark at the greedy and bite scoundrels.
The most beautiful thing in the world is freedom of speech.
Aristotle was once asked what those who tell lies gain by it. Said he - That when they speak truth they are not believed.
Self-taught poverty is a help toward philosophy, for the things which philosophy attempts to teach by reasoning, poverty forces us to practice.
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.
He once begged alms of a statue, and, when asked why he did so, replied, "To get practice in being refused."
I am looking for an honest man.
If I lack awareness, then why should I care what happens to me when I am dead?
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