Democritus

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If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.

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Men should strive to think much and know little.

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Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.

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Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.

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The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged.

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I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia.

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By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.

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Democritus — quotes and aphorisms

Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.

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Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.

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Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.

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