Quotes by Democritus

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Democritus was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher (born at Abdera in Thrace around 460 BC; died in 370 BC). Democritus was a student of Leucippus, and co-originator of the belief that all matter is made up of various imperishable ...

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Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.

Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.
The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.