Frases de Anacarses

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Anacarses

Anacársis foi um filósofo cita que viajou de sua terra natal na costa norte do mar Negro até Atenas no início do século VI a.C. e causou grande impressão como um "bárbaro" franco, sincero, aparentemente um precursor dos cínicos, embora nenhum de seus trabalhos tenha sobrevivido. Wikipedia

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Citações Anacarses

„Melhor ter um amigo de grande valor, do que muitos amigos que são bons para nada.“

—  Anacarses

Better to have one friend of great value, than many friends who were good for nothing.
Citado em "The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers" de Diógenes Laércio, traduzido por C. D. Yonge, (1853), seção 5, p. 48 https://books.google.co.th/books?id=9-YFAAAAQAAJ&pg=PP1&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false

„These decrees of yours are no different from spiders' webs. They'll restrain anyone weak and insignificant who gets caught in them, but they'll be torn to shreds by people with power and wealth.“

—  Anacharsis

Discussing Solon's laws with him, as quoted by Plutarch, in Solon ch. 5; translation by Robin Waterfield from Plutarch Greek Lives (1998) p. 50.
Variants:
Written laws are like spiders’ webs; they will catch, it is true, the weak and poor, but would be torn in pieces by the rich and powerful.
Laws are spider-webs, which catch the little flies, but cannot hold the big ones.
as quoted in Beeton's Book of Jokes and Jests, or Good Things Said and Sung, Second Edition, Printed by Frederick Warne & Co., London, 1866.

„My country is a disgrace to me, but you are a disgrace to your country.“

—  Anacharsis

On being insulted by an Athenian for being a Scythian, as quoted in The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius, as translated by C. D. Yonge, (1853), "Anacharsis" sect. 5, p. 48

„Better to have one friend of great value, than many friends who were good for nothing.“

—  Anacharsis

As quoted in The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius, as translated by C. D. Yonge, (1853), "Anacharsis" sect. 5, p. 48

„The forum [is] an established place for men to cheat one another, and behave covetously.“

—  Anacharsis

As quoted in The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius, as translated by C. D. Yonge) (1853), "Anacharsis" sect. 5, p. 48

„Under which head do you class those who are at sea?“

—  Anacharsis

Having been asked whether the dead or the living were more numerous., as quoted in The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius, as translated by C. D. Yonge, (1853), "Anacharsis" sect. 5, p. 48

„A view of the unseemly actions of drunken men is the most effectual dissuasive from wine.“

—  Anacharsis

As quoted in Diogenes Laertius, The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, Chapter "Life of Anacharsis", 1702 edition, John Nicholson, p. 55

„A vine bears three grapes, the first of pleasure, the second of drunkenness, and the third of repentance.“

—  Anacharsis

As quoted in Diogenes Laertius, The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, Chapter "Life of Anacharsis", 1702 edition, John Nicholson, p. 55.
Fonte: [Diogenes Laërtius, Diogenes_Laërtius, The Lives of the Ancient Philosophers: Containing an Account of Their Several Fects, Doctrines, Actions and Remarkable Sayings..., http://books.google.com/books?id=SQrULxU3TXMC, 4 September 2013, 1702, John Nicholson, 54, Life of Anarchasis]

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