• Acted: 3th Century BC
  • Lived: 281-208 BC
  • School: Stoic
  • Main Interests: Logic, Physics, Ethics
  • Influences: Zeno of Citium, Aristotle, Plato
  • Location: Athens

Quotes

If you haven’t expelled something, you still have it.

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CHRYSIPPUS

Βίοι καὶ γνῶμαι τῶν ἐν φιλοσοφίᾳ εὐδοκιμησάντων, Διογένης Λαέρτιος: Ζ, 186

Insobriety is a small insanity.

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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.

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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".

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΜΕ, 29

The mind is the source of speech.

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Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Γ, 66