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BION OF SMYRNA
Greek popular philosopher and poet
(c. 325 BC - c. 255 BC)

Arrogance is the obstruction of wisdom.
      - [Arrogance]

Beauty is a possession not our own.
      - [Beauty]

Jest with your equals.
      - [Jesting]

The end of a dissolute life is most commonly a desperate death.
      - [Vice]

The sinews of business (or state).
      - in "Life of Bion" by Diogenes Laertius, bk. IV, ch. VII, sec. 3
        [Money]

Though boys throw stones at frogs in sport, the frogs do not die in sport, but in earnest.
      - [Death]


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