CLEOBULUS

CLEOBULUS

Rhodes, 6th century B.C.
WE SHOULD BENEFIT THE FRIEND IN ORDER TO MAKE HIM BECOME BETTER FRIEND AND THE ENEMY TO BECOME FRIEND.

One of the Seven Sages of Ancient Greece, tyrant of Lindus on the island of Rhodes. He lived and prospered during the 6th century BC, and he is accounted with many maxims, although many of those are said to belong to other philosophers too. Some of these are "Moderation is good", "It is the mind that makes the ruler" etc.