Democritus Quotes

"Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his f...

"Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses." - Democritus
📅︎ Feb 08
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“By convention there is color, by conventio...

“By convention there is color, by convention sweetness, by convention bitterness, but in reality there are atoms and space.” --Democritus
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"Nothing exists except atom...

"Nothing exists except atoms and empty space, everything else is opinion." - Democritus
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Happiness resides not in poss...

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. Democritus
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Happiness resides not in posse...

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. - Democritus
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"The brave man is not only he who overcomes the enemy...

"The brave man is not only he who overcomes the enemy, but he who is stronger than pleasures. Some men are masters of cities, but are enslaved to women." - Democritus
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"To me, one man is a...

"To me, one man is a crowd, and the crowd is one man." - Democritus
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"Happiness resides not in poss...

"Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul." Democritus
📅︎ Jun 05
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Happiness resides not in posse...

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. - Democritus
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