• Acted: 5th Century BC
  • Lived: 500-428 BC
  • School: Pluralist
  • Main Interests: Natural philosophy, Astronomy, Physics
  • Influences: Parmenides
  • Location: Klazomenai

Quotes

Two things teach us about death, the time before our birth and sleep.

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ANAXAGORAS

Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΡΚ, 19

All things were the same. Then, mind came along and set them in order.

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ANAXAGORAS

Βίοι καὶ γνῶμαι τῶν ἐν φιλοσοφίᾳ εὐδοκιμησάντων, Διογένης Λαέρτιος: Β, 6

Someone asked him if he is concerned about his native land. He replied, "I am greatly concerned about my fatherland" by pointing to the sky.

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ANAXAGORAS

Βίοι καὶ γνῶμαι τῶν ἐν φιλοσοφίᾳ εὐδοκιμησάντων, Διογένης Λαέρτιος: Β, 7