- Acted: 3th Century BC
- Lived: 281-208 BC
- School: Stoic
- Main Interests: Logic, Physics, Ethics
- Influences: Zeno of Citium, Aristotle, Plato
- Location: Athens
If you haven’t expelled something, you still have it.
Βίοι καὶ γνῶμαι τῶν ἐν φιλοσοφίᾳ εὐδοκιμησάντων, Διογένης Λαέρτιος: Ζ, 186
Insobriety is a small insanity.
Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΙΗ, 24
The wise man feels pain but is not tormented. Because he does not yield to the soul. And when he is in need, he accepts no charity.
Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Ζ, 21
When asked why he doesn’t get involved in politics, he replied: "If I practice politics unethically, I will be unpleasant to the gods, and if I do it righteously, I will be unpleasant to the citizens".
Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΜΕ, 29
The mind is the source of speech.
Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Γ, 66
Chrysippus was an ancient Greek Stoic philosopher who moved to Athens as a young man. There, he became a pupil of Cleanthes in the Stoic school. Chrysippus expanded the fundamental doctrines of Zeno of Citium, the founder of the school, which earned him the title of Second Founder of Stoicism.