Quotes by Antisthenes

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The Greek philosopher Antisthenes (ca. 450-360 B.C.) was a devoted student and follower of Socrates and is credited with founding the Cynic Sect, which exerted great influence on the course of popular philosophy throughout antiquity more

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

Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Serve your enemies for they first find out your faults
We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also.

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