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

— Antisthenes

The most interesting Antisthenes quotes that are proven to give you inner joy

When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life.

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

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

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Serve your enemies for they first find out your faults

39

Royalty does good and is badly spoken of.

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

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

33

It is a royal privilege to do good and be ill spoken of.

30

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

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

23

We weed out the darnel from the corn and the unfit in war, but do not excuse evil men from the service of the state.

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Wealth and poverty do not lie in a man's estate, but in men's souls.

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About Antisthenes

Quotes 24 sayings
Nationality Greek
Profession Philosopher
Birthday October 16

The investigation of the meaning of words is the beginning of education.

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To all my friends without distinction I am ready to display my opulence: come one, come all; and whosoever likes to take a share is welcome to the wealth that lies within my soul.

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The most necessary learning is that which unlearns evil.

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As rust corrupts iron, so envy corrupts man.

12

I'd rather be mad than feel pleasure.

10

We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us;

for a madman is not cured by another running mad also.

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How to get rid of having anything to unlearn.

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The advantages of philosophy? That I am able to hold converse with myself.

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It is better to fall among crows than flatterers; for those devour only the dead - these the living.

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It is better to fall in with crows than with flatterers;

for in the one case you are devoured when dead, in the other case while alive.

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States are doomed when they are unable to distinguish good men from bad.

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