The air of Diogenes was a soul; therefore it was living, and not only living, but conscious and intelligent.
Let us not envy each other; if you were not Diogenes, you would be Alexander.
"You'll spoil me," she warned, jumping to her place on the "throne," and shooting out an ankle that would have unhinged Diogenes.
In what a profound philosophy was it, then, that Diogenes rolled his tub about the streets!
Diogenes, when asked from what country he came, replied, "I am a citizen of the world."
In 1783 he died the death of Diogenes, minus the wit of the cynic.
Is it a sign of manhood to grow into a Diogenes sort of fellow, who sneers at every woman he sees?
"But I am not derided," said Diogenes, when some one told him he was derided.
So Diogenes was wont to do, for he went about radiant with health, and with his very body he turned many to good.
The function of Diogenes is not performed either by the pulpit or the press.