Democritus Quotes

Democritus Quotes: Virtue isn't not wronging others but not wishing to wrong others.
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Democritus Quote: It is godlike ever to think on something beautiful and on something new.
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Quotes about Democritus: Beautiful objects are wrought by study through effort, but ugly things are reaped automatically without toil.
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Quote about Democritus: I am the most travelled of all my contemporaries; I have extended my field of enquiry wider than anybody else, I have seen more countries and climes, and have heard more speeches of learned men. No one has surpassed me in the composition of lines, according to demonstration, not even the Egyptian knotters of ropes, or geometers.
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Democritus Sayings: 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.
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Democritus Saying: One great difference between a wise man and a fool is, the former only wishes for what he may possibly obtain; the latter desires impossibilities.
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Sayings about Democritus: Good breeding in cattle depends on physical health, but in men on a well-formed character.
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