- Acted: 4th Century BC
- Lived: 396-314 BC
- School: Academic
- Main Interests: Logic, Science, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics
- Influences: Plato, Speusippus, Pythagoreanism
- Location: Athens
Xenocrates’ cheese is used for whatever stays for a long time without being consumed. Plenty of times he would throw away food, because of miserliness he wouldn’t eat it and it would spoil.
Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΙΖ, 25
As we say "ugly" for someone with a twisted face, or "deformed" for someone with defected form, so we call evil people "possessed".
Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: ΡΔ, 24
When they brought him money on behalf of Alexander, and after he had set the table for them, he told them: "Tell Alexander that, since I live this way, I don’t need his money".
Ιωάννου Στοβαίου Ανθολόγιον: Ε, 118