Every good quality runs into a defect; economy borders on avarice, the generous are not far from the prodigal, the brave man is close to the bully; he who is very pious is slightly sanctimonious; there are just as many vices to virtue as there are holes in the mantle of Diogenes.
Those who are having an obsession to make their bodies thin have, 'Anorexia Nervosa' Those who are having an obsession to make their bodies muscular have , 'Bigorexia Nervosa' Those who are having an obsession to make their bodies perfect have, 'Athletica Nervosa' Those who are preoccupied with an imaginary defect of their bodies have, 'Body Dysmorphic Disorder' Those who love their bodies have, Narcissistic Disorder Those who refuse to take care of bodies have, 'Diogenes Syndrome'.
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Diogenes struck the father when the son swore.
True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.
When Alexander the Great visited Diogenes he asked whether he could do anything for the famous teacher. And Diogenes just simply said, 'Just stay out of my light.'
When Alexander the Great visited Diogenes and asked whether he could do anything for the famed teacher, Diogenes replied 'Only stand out of my light.' Perhaps some day we shall know how to heighten creativity. Until then, one of the best things we c
Bury me on my face, said Diogenes the Cynic and when he was asked why, he replied, Because in a little while everything will be turned upside down.
Diogenes, when asked from what country he came, replied, 'I am a citizen of the world.'
I do not know why Diogenes went looking for a man nothing could happen to him worse than finding one.
Were I Diogenes, I would not move out of a kilderkin into a hogshead, though the first had had nothing but small beer in it, and the second reeked claret.