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“We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say.”
Zeno of Citium, as quoted by Diogenes Laërtius
“Man conquers the world by conquering himself.”
Zeno of Citium
“The goal of life is living in agreement with Nature.”
Zeno
“if being is many, it must be both like and unlike, and this is impossible, for neither can the like be unlike, nor the unlike like”
Zeno
“The reason why we have two ears and only one mouth is that we may listen the more and talk the less.”
Zeno
“Well-being is attained little by little, and nevertheless is no little thing itself.”
Zeno of Citium
“We have two ears and one mouth, therefore we should listen twice as much as we speak.”
Zeno
“When a dog is tied to a cart, if it wants to follow, it is pulled and follows, making its spontaneous act coincide with necessity. But if the dog does not follow, it will be compelled in any case. So it is with men too: even if they don't want to, they will be compelled to follow what is destined.”
Zeno of Citium
“All the good are friends of one another.”
Zeno of Citium


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