Thales Quotes

"How do we best bear misfor...

"How do we best bear misfortune?" "To see our enemies faring worse" - Thales of Miletus
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“A multitude of wo...

“A multitude of words is no proof of a prudent mind.” ―Thales
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“The past is c...

“The past is certain, the future obscure.” ―Thales
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“Avoid doing what ...

“Avoid doing what you would blame others for doing.” ―Thales
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“The most difficult...

“The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.” ―Thales
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"Some say the soul is mixed in with the whole...

"Some say the soul is mixed in with the whole universe, and perhaps this is why Thales supposed that all things are full of gods." - Aristotle
📅︎ Oct 02
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QUOTE: "Know thyself." - Attrib. to Thales /...

QUOTE: "Know thyself." - Attrib. to Thales / COUNTERQUOTE: "Only the shallow know themselves." - Oscar Wilde (more at QuoteCounterquote.com)
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