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Diogenes of Sinope | Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae Book VI

Concerning this city Diogenes was right in saying that it had far better go to the vultures rather than to the flatterers, for the latter devour good men while they are still alive.

Source: The Deipnosophistae of Athenaeus published in Vol. II of the Loeb Classical Library edition, 1928

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