World Philosophy Day — Nov. 21, 2013

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013
A portrait of the philosopher Diogenes of Sinope, who, after failing in his search for an honest man, finds some stoic dogs

A portrait of the philosopher Diogenes of Sinope, who, after failing in his search for an honest man, finds some stoic dogs

Today on World Philosophy Day, we will take some time to look at Greek philosopher Diogenes of Sinope, who lived in the 4th Century BC.

A founder of Cynic Philosophy, he was known as Diogenes the Cynic or Diogenes the Dog (the word ‘cynic’ derives from the Greek word of that time for ‘dog-like’).

We remember him today on World Philosophy Day with, not one, but three Dog Quotes.

“I am Diogenes the Cynic, called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals.”

“Other dogs bite their enemies, I bite my friends to save them.”

“Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.”

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