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    Democritus Quotes

    Greek philosopher
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    Quotes by Democritus

    • By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
    • Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
    • I would rather discover one scientific fact than become King of Persia.
    • Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
    • Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
    • The pride of youth is in strength and beauty, the pride of old age is in discretion.
    • Tis hard to fight with anger, but the prudent man keeps it under control.
    • Word is a shadow of a deed.
      Fragment 145
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