Democritus Quotes & Wallpapers

Total Quotes: 105

Tis hard to fight with anger but the prudent man keeps it under control. Democritus

No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge. Democritus

The first principles of the universe are atoms and empty space; everything else is merely thought to exist. Democritus

The good things of life are produced by learning with hard work; the bad are reaped of their own accord, without hard work. Democritus

One should practice much sense, not much learning. Democritus

If you would know contentment, let your deeds be few. Democritus

More men have become great through practice than by nature. Democritus

The wise man's home is the universe. Democritus

I would rather discover a single causal connection than win the throne of Persia. Democritus

We know nothing accurately in reality, but [only] as it changes according to the bodily condition, and the constitution of those things that flow upon [the body] and impinge upon it. Democritus

Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence. Democritus

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

Whatever a poet writes with enthusiasm and a divine inspiration is very fine. Earliest reference to the madness or divine inspiration of poets. Democritus

Soul and intellect are just the same things. Democritus

All things happen by virtue of necessity. Democritus

The animal needing something knows how much it needs, the man does not. Democritus

The whole Earth is at the hand of the wise man, since the fatherland of an elevated soul is the Universe. Democritus

Poverty in a democracy is as much to be preferred to what is called prosperity under despots, as freedom is to slavery. Democritus

Man is a universe in little. Democritus

Coition is a slight attack of apoplexy. For man gushes forth from man, and is separated by being torn apart with a kind of blow. Democritus

It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all. Democritus

By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich. Democritus

It is better to destroy one's own errors than those of others. Democritus

To a wise man, the whole earth is open; for the native land of a good soul is the whole earth. Democritus

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

Envy is the cause of political division. Democritus

To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland. Democritus

The man enslaved to wealth can never be honest. Democritus

It is hard to fight against anger: to master it is the mark of a rational man. Democritus

The word is the shadow of the deed. Democritus

Nothing exists but atoms and the void. Democritus

I would rather discover one scientific fact than become King of Persia. Democritus

Disease of the home and of the life comes about in the same way as that of the body. Democritus

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

Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains. Democritus

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