Diogenes of Sinope Quote

When asked what was the proper time for supper:

If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can.


From Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Diogenes, 6

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If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can.

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If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can.

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If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can.

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If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can.