Diogenes Laertius

The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers

“The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers” by Diogenes Laertius (translated by Charles Duke Yonge). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
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  • Miguel Castrohas quoted4 years ago
    Another of his sayings, was that most men were within a finger’s breadth of being mad.
  • Miguel Castrohas quoted4 years ago
    that when in the course of his life he beheld pilots, and physicians, and philosophers, he thought man the wisest of all animals; but when again he beheld interpreters of dreams, and soothsayers, and those who listened to them, and men puffed up with glory or riches, then he thought that there was not a more foolish animal than man.”
  • Miguel Castrohas quoted4 years ago
    hard enough to drive me away as long as you continue to speak.”

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