Best Quotes by Antisthenes (Top 10)

  1. The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.
  2. When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life.
  3. Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.
  4. There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
  5. As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
  6. Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning.
  7. It is better to fall in with crows than with flatterers; for in the one case you are devoured when dead , in the other case while alive .
  8. Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
  9. Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
  10. It is better to fall among crows than flatterers; for those devour only the dead - these the living.

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