Post Greek wisdom

• Post Greek wisdom

Once, it was there, there was the philosophy of science in the shade of olive trees, and the dimensional murmur of the sea, whose name translates as "love of wisdom". Ancient Hellas suschestovala many hundreds of years ago, but its brilliant vysskazyvaniya citizens - the wise men, generals and scholars are immortal.

We've put together a selection of instructive and amusing philosophical sayings that have appeared in the heart of the ancient world.

Do not chase after happiness: it is always in you.

Pythagoras

You want to be loved - love.

Gekaton

Fun - good, but only when it does not cause repentance.

Antisthenes

Take care of hair: it makes beautiful menacing and ugly scary.

Lycurgus

Be dead - just as scary to die - much worse.

Epicharmus of Kos

Who wants to move the world, let itself will move!

Socrates

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Of Wisdom leads to the following three features: make great decisions, accurately say and do what it should.

Democritus

Of the pleasures of the most pleasant ones that occur most often.

Democritus

Know yourself.

Chilo

Enjoy fellowship - the main sign of friendship.

Aristotle

To err is to every person, but no one except a fool, do not tend to persist in error.

Aristotle

Intrusive stranger bothered Spartan: "Who is the best man in Sparta?" Spartan replied: "The one who least look like you."

The worst most everywhere.

Bias

To love - means to wish others what you think of the good, and desire though not for himself, but for the sake of the one you love, and try as far as possible to give him a blessing. Aristotle

Word - the shadow of the case.

Aesop

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Who wants to be a friend without faults, he is left without friends.

Bias

Young girls! Memory that a person is only beautiful when it depicts a graceful soul.

Pythagoras

The young man! If you wish to imagine life dolgodenstvennoy then abstain themselves from drunkenness, and all excesses.

Pythagoras

Good start - half the battle.

Plato

One Macedonian king gave the Spartans a parchment with a threatening message: "If I enter into the Peloponnese, Sparta will be destroyed." The Spartans sent the answer with only one word - "If".

A lot of talk and a lot to say not to eat the same thing.

Sophocles

Delicate fabrics and gold jewelery persons of good behavior to wear forbidden to persons of bad behavior - is permitted.

Athens Law

Measure the most important thing.

Cleobulus

Every law is like a spider's web: weak it gets confused, and his strong will burst; or on a rope across the road: a small crawl through under it, and a big step over it.

Anaharsis

Praise people in the face - a sign of flattery.

Aristotle

Pig laughed lioness that she gives birth to only one calf. Lioness said: "One, but a lion!"

Aesop

In order to live a long time, purchase for themselves the old wine and an old friend.

Pythagoras

The first and best victory - a victory over himself.

Plato

Old age alone all the troubles trouble!

Sophocles

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