Quotes of Diogene

“ Diogenes was asked what wine he liked best, and he answered, "Somebody else's.". ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes. ”

- Alexander The Great

“ The person of intellect is lost unless they unite with energy of character. When we have the lantern of Diogenes we must also have his staff. ”

- Sebastien Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

“ Were I Diogenes, I would not move out of a kilderkin into a hogshead, though the first had had nothing but small beer in it, and the second reeked claret. ”

- Charles Lamb

“ True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton
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