Democritus Quotes


21 Democritus quotes:



"Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul."
"Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence."
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"Men should strive to think much and know little."
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"It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all"
"Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss."
"Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry."
"Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity."
"I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia."
"If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it."
"It is godlike ever to think on something beautiful and on something new."
"It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all."
"Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion."
"The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged."
"Men should strive to think much and know little."
"By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich."
"Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly."
"Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul."
"I would rather discover a single causal connection than win the throne of Persia."
"Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong."
"It is better to destroy one's own errors than those of others."



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