„One day, observing a child drinking out of his hands, he cast away the cup from his wallet with the words, "A child has beaten me in plainness of living."“

—  Diogenes of Sinope, Diogenes Laërtius, vi. 37
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ancient Greek philosopher, one of the founders of the Cyn... -404 - -322 BC
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„The beloved does not drink a single drop of water without seeing His Face in the cup.“

—  Mansur Al-Hallaj Persian mystic, revolutionary writer and teacher of Sufism 858 - 922
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„A drink a day keeps the shrink away.“

—  Edward Abbey American author and essayist 1927 - 1989

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