Best Quotes by Democritus (Top 10)

  1. Everywhere man blames nature and fate, yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passions, his mistakes and weaknesses.
  2. Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
  3. Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
  4. Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
  5. The pride of youth is in strength and beauty, the pride of old age is in discretion.
  6. More men have become great through practice than by nature.
  7. Happiness does not reside in strength or money; it lies in rightness and many-sidedness.
  8. My enemy is not the man who wrongs me, but the man who means to wrong me.
  9. People sometimes rationalize their greed by saying that it is all for the good of their children but this is nothing but an excuse they use to make their despicable actions appear respectable and praiseworthy.
  10. Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.

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