Antisthenes - Quotes

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As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.

As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.

There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.

There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.

Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning.

Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning.

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.

Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults. ---->>>

Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes. ---->>>

Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.

Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.

I am sadly afraid that I must have done some wicked thing. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Greek
Born: 444 BC
Birthplace: Athens
Die: 371 BC
Occupation: Philosopher
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Antisthenes (; Greek: Ἀντισθένης; c. 445 – c. 365 BC) was a Greek philosopher and a pupil of Socrates. Antisthenes first learned rhetoric under Gorgias before becoming an ardent disciple of Socrates. He adopted and developed the ethical side of Socrates' teachings, advocating an ascetic life lived in accordance with virtue (wikipedia)