- Acted: 5th Century BC
- Lived: 500-428 BC
- School: Pluralist
- Main Interests: Natural philosophy, Astronomy, Physics
- Influences: Parmenides
- Location: Klazomenai
Two things teach us about death, the time before our birth and sleep.
Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΡΚ, 19
All things were the same. Then, mind came along and set them in order.
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.
Βίοι καὶ γνῶμαι τῶν ἐν φιλοσοφίᾳ εὐδοκιμησάντων, Διογένης Λαέρτιος: Β, 7