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Diogenes
(412BC-323BC) born on
Greek philosopher. He was a cynic usually depicted with a lantern in search of honest man.
         
   
F
A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire; not too near, lest he burn; not too far off, lest he freeze.

R
Protagoras asserted that there are two sides to every question, exactly opposite to each other.
A
Man is the most intelligent of the animals -- and the most silly.
N
Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.
K
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
K: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
   


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