Aristippus

Aristippus
c. 435 B.C.
356 B.C.

Greek Philosopher, Founder of Cyrenaic School

Author Quotes

It is not wide reading but useful reading that tends to excellence.

The master of pleasure is not he who abstains from it, but he who uses it without being carried away by it.

It is better to be a beggar than ignorant; for a beggar only wants money, but an ignorant person wants humanity.

Boys should study those things which will be useful to them when they are men.

It is not abstinence from pleasures that is best, but mastery over them without being worsted.

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First Name
Aristippus
Birth Date
c. 435 B.C.
Death Date
356 B.C.
Bio

Greek Philosopher, Founder of Cyrenaic School