[klee-oh-byoo-luh s, klee-uh-, klee-ob-yuh-luh s]
- flourished 560 b.c., Greek sage and lyric poet, a native and tyrant of Lindus, Rhodes.
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We should do good to our enemy,” said Cleobulus, “and make him our friend.The Sympathy of Religions
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Cleobulus, one of the seven wise men, was a native of Lindus.
Cleobulus said, That in which the master is more beloved than feared.
Fifthly, Cleobulus said, Where the rulers fear reproof and shame more than the law.
Cleobulus, however, as well as his son Philaritus, is in fact purely Arcadian in character.Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama
Walter W. Greg