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“These were Thales of Miletus, Pittacus of Mytilene, Bias of Priene, our own Solon, Cleobulus of Lindus, Myson of Chen, and the Spartans made the seventh Chilon.1” Plato Protagoras [the Seven Sages]
“In the ante-chamber of the temple at Delphi are inscribed maxims for the bettering of human life. Their authors are the men the Greeks say were wise, namely. ... These men came to Delphi and dedicated to Apollo the well-known sayings Know thyself and Moderation in all things .2” Pausanias Description of Greece
“... Cleobulus the despot of Lindus.” Plutarch The E at Delphi
“Cleobulus declared that we ought to give our daughters to their husbands maidens in years but women in wits.” Stobaeus Anthology [on wooing]
“According to Cleobulus, the best home is that whose master has more that love him than fear him.” Stobaeus The Seven Sages [on domestic economy]
“It is proper to virtue to hate unrighteousness and cherish piety; Cleobulus.” Apostolius Proverbs
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