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On Lentils

The philosopher Diogenes was eating bread and lentils for supper. He was seen by the philosopher Aristippus, who lived comfortably by flattering the king.

Aristippus said: “If you would learn to be subservient to the king you would not have to live on lentils.”

Diogenes replied: “If you learned to live on lentils, you would not have to be subservient to the king.”



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