Democritus Quote

Strength and beauty are the blessings of youth; temperance, however, is the flower of old age.


Fragment quoted in H. Diels and W. Kranz (eds.) Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker, Vol. II (1952), no. 294; reference taken from Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations (2005), p. 261

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Strength and beauty are the blessings of youth; temperance, however, is the flower of old age.

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Strength and beauty are the blessings of youth; temperance, however, is the flower of old age.

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Strength and beauty are the blessings of youth; temperance, however, is the flower of old age.

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Strength and beauty are the blessings of youth; temperance, however, is the flower of old age.