„Virtue is the same for a man and for a woman.“

—  Antisthenes

§ 5
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius
Eredeti: (el) ἀνδρὸς καὶ γυναικὸς ἡ αὐτὴ ἀρετή.

„Being asked what learning is the most necessary, he replied, "How to get rid of having anything to unlearn."“

—  Antisthenes

§ 7
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius
Eredeti: (el) ἐρωτηθεὶς τί τῶν μαθημάτων ἀναγκαιότατον, “τὸ περιαιρεῖν,” ἔφη, “τὸ ἀπομανθάνειν.”

„It is better to fight with a few good men against all the wicked, than with many wicked men against a few good men.“

—  Antisthenes

§ 5
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius
Eredeti: (el) κρεῖττόν ἐστι μετ᾿ ὀλίγων ἀγαθῶν πρὸς ἅπαντας τοὺς κακοὺς ἢ μετὰ πολλῶν κακῶν πρὸς ὀλίγους ἀγαθοὺς μάχεσθαι.

„As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.“

—  Antisthenes

§ 5
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius

„The investigation of the meaning of words is the beginning of education.“

—  Antisthenes

Arrian, Discourses of Epictetus, i. 17
Eredeti: (el) ἀρχὴ παιδεύσεως ἡ τῶν ὀνομάτων ἐπίσκεψις

„Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.“

—  Antisthenes

§ 12
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius

„Antisthenes … said once to a youth from Pontus who was on the point of coming to him to be his pupil, and was asking him what things he wanted, "You want a new book, and a new pen, and a new tablet;" - meaning a new mind.“

—  Antisthenes

§ 4
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius
Eredeti: (el) πρός τε τὸ Ποντικὸν μειράκιον μέλλον φοιτᾶν αὐτῷ καὶ πυθόμενον τίνων αὐτῷ δεῖ, φησί, “βιβλιαρίου καινοῦ καὶ γραφείου καινοῦ καὶ πινακιδίου καινοῦ,” τὸν νοῦν παρεμφαίνων.

„I'd rather be mad than feel pleasure.“

—  Antisthenes

§ 3; quoted also by Eusebius of Caesarea, Praeparatio Evangelica xv. 13
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius
Eredeti: (el) ἔλεγέ τε συνεχές, “μανείην μᾶλλον ἢ ἡσθείην.”

„When he was asked what advantage had accrued to him from philosophy, his answer was, “The ability to hold converse with myself.”“

—  Antisthenes

§ 4
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius
Eredeti: (el) ἐρωτηθεὶς τί αὐτῷ περιγέγονεν ἐκ φιλοσοφίας, ἔφη, “τὸ δύνασθαι ἑαυτῷ ὁμιλεῖν.”

„Antisthenes … used to say that the wise man would regulate his conduct as a citizen, not according to the established laws of the state, but according to the law of virtue.“

—  Antisthenes

§ 5
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius
Eredeti: (el) τὸν σοφὸν οὐ κατὰ τοὺς κειμένους νόμους πολιτεύσεσθαι, ἀλλὰ κατὰ τὸν τῆς ἀρετῆς.

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