• Acted: 1th Century AD
  • Lived: 10-98 AD
  • School: Neopythagorean
  • Main Interests: Mathematics, Metaphysics, Religion
  • Influences: Pythagoras, Heraclitus
  • Location: Tyana

Quotes

The misfortune of others is a consolation in our misery.

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APOLLONIUS OF TYANA

Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΡΚΔ, 37

We should envy no one. Because the good ones deserve happiness while the evil ones, even if they are happy, live badly.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΛΗ, 58

Lying opposes freedom, but the truth is brave.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΙΑ, 20

I do not easily advise others. As I am used to barley bread and a sparse diet, I recommend that.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΙΖ, 15

Life is short for the happy man, but long for the unhappy one.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΡΚΑ, 34

Before you regret it, it is good to learn what a great good silence is.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΝΗ, 12

Madness is the blossom of wild rage.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Κ, 49

The passion of rage, when not realized and cured, becomes a natural illness.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Κ, 50

He who gets easily infuriated over small things never lets the one who made the mistake realize the size of his fault.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Κ, 51

We shouldn’t mourn the loss of friends, but remember the beautiful life we shared with them.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΡΚΔ, 35

The soul that does not consider the body’s self-sufficiency cannot make itself self-sufficient.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Ι, 64

Τry diligently not tο say what you shouldn’t. Ιt is the characteristic of a totally ignorant man to not be silent, but to talk continuously about improper things.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΛΓ, 13

Most people become defenders of their own mistakes and accusers of the mistakes of others.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΚΓ, 14

Anything substantial requires sacrifice.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΚΘ, 82

Our completed affairs do not tire us.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΚΘ, 83

Talkativeness has many faults, but silence provides certainty.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Λ, 28

The perfect people express themselves very briefly. If those who are too talkative were bored, as much as their listeners, they wouldn’t talk too much.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Λ, 29

Poverty is not a vulgar thing by its nature, it is shameful only when the cause is vulgar.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ϟΕ, 9