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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:9147
AUTHOR:Diogenes Laërtius (fl. early 3d cent.)
QUOTATION:“Bury me on my face,” said Diogenes; and when he was asked why, he replied, “Because in a little while everything will be turned upside down.”
ATTRIBUTION:Diogenes. vi.
 

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