The best Quotes by Democritus

The best Quotes by Democritus

Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Everything existing in the Universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
I would rather discover one scientific fact than become King of Persia.

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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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I don't need to punish people for sin. Sin is its own punishment, devouring you from the inside.
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No higher power sits in judgement of us. No supreme being watches to punish us for our sins. In the end, only we ourselves can guard against our obsessions. Only we can decide whether the road we walk carries too high a toll.
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Our fingerprints don't fade from the lifes of those we touch.
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You can exist without your soul, you know, as long as your brain and heart are still working. But you’ll have no sense of self anymore, no memory, no... anything. There's no chance at all of recovery. You'll just exist. As an empty shell.
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If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
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I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
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Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
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I hate pride, but if I were going to be proud of anything it would have to be something I'd done myself. Race pride is kind of stupid.
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I don't consider myself to be the best... and I don't like compliments... they distract me.
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He has the most who is most content with the least.
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Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
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There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.
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It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom.
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The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparallel catastrophe.
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When it comes to the universe we're all shareholders.
The universe gives birth to consciousness, and consciousness gives meaning to the universe.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
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True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
When you were born you were crying and everyone else was smiling. Live your life so at the end, you're the one wo is smiling and everyone else is crying.
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For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.
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The one who lives in the memories of his loved ones can't be dead; dead is only who's forgotten.
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By a lie, a man... annihilates his dignity as a man.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
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To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.
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For when you gaze long into the abyss. The abyss gazes also into you.
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Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.
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