Antisthenes Quotes

 

There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself – an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.

 

There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself – an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.

— Antisthenes

As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.

— Antisthenes

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.

— Antisthenes

Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning.

— Antisthenes

Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.

— Antisthenes

Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.

— Antisthenes

Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.

— Antisthenes

I am sadly afraid that I must have done some wicked thing.

— Antisthenes

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