Best Quotes by Diogenes (Top 10)

  1. We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
  2. He has the most who is most content with the least.
  3. If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate.
  4. Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
  5. Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.
  6. As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
  7. Blushing is the color of virtue.
  8. The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
  9. I have nothing to ask but that you would remove to the other side, that you may not, by intercepting the sunshine, take from me what you cannot give.
  10. The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust.