Xenophanes circa 570 – 475BC was an Ancient Greek philosopher, theologian and poet. 
‘It takes a wise man to recognise a wise man’ 
‘No man knows distinctly anything, and no man ever will’ 
‘God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought’ 
‘Even if a man should chance to speak the most complete truth yet he himself does not know it; all things are wrapped in appearances’ 
‘The gods did not reveal, from the beginning, all things to us’ 
‘No human being will ever know the Truth, for even if they happen to say it by chance, they would not even known they had done so’ 
‘Men create the gods in their own image’ 
‘This upper limit, of earth at our feet is visible and touches the air, but below it reaches to infinity’ 
‘All men begin their learning with Homer’ 
‘If God had not made brown honey, men would think figs much sweeter than they do’ 
‘All things that come into being and grow are earth and water’ 
‘It isn’t right to judge strength as better than good wisdom’ 
‘For all things come from earth, and all things end up becoming earth’ 
‘The sun comes into being each day from little pieces of fire that are collected’ 
‘Pure truth, no man has seen, nor ever shall know’ 
‘For we are all sprung from earth and water’. 
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