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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Diogenes Laërtius. (fl. early 3d cent.) (continued)
 
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    When asked what he would take to let a man give him a blow on the head, he said, “A helmet.”
          Diogenes. vi.
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    Once he saw a youth blushing, and addressed him, “Courage, my boy! that is the complexion of virtue.” 1
          Diogenes. vi.
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    When asked what wine he liked to drink, he replied, “That which belongs to another.”
          Diogenes. vi.
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    Asked from what country he came, he replied, “I am a citizen of the world.” 2
          Diogenes. vi.
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    When a man reproached him for going into unclean places, he said, “The sun too penetrates into privies, but is not polluted by them.” 3
          Diogenes. vi.
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    Diogenes said once to a person who was showing him a dial, “It is a very useful thing to save a man from being too late for supper.”
          Menedemus. iii.
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    When Zeno was asked what a friend was, he replied, “Another I.” 4
          Zeno. xix.
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    They say that the first inclination which an animal has is to protect itself.
          Zeno. lii.
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    One ought to seek out virtue for its own sake, without being influenced by fear or hope, or by any external influence. Moreover, that in that does happiness consist. 5
          Zeno. liii.
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    The Stoics also teach that God is unity, and that he is called Mind and Fate and Jupiter, and by many other names besides.
          Zeno. lxviii.
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    They also say that God is an animal immortal, rational, perfect, and intellectual in his happiness, unsusceptible of any kind of evil, having a foreknowledge of the
 
Note 1.
See Mathew Henry, Quotation 13. [back]
Note 2.
See Garrison, Quotation 3. [back]
Note 3.
See Bacon, Quotation 44. [back]
Note 4.
See Quotation 52. [back]
Note 5.
See Quotation 37. [back]
 

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