Anaxagoras - Quotes

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Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen.

Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen.

Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away. ---->>>

The seed of everything is in everything else. ---->>>

The descent to Hades is the same from every place. ---->>>

Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock. ---->>>

It is not I who have lost the Athenians, but the Athenians who have lost me. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Greek
Born: 500 BC
Birthplace: Clazomenae, Ionia, Asia Minor, Persian Empire
Die: 428 BC
Occupation: Philosopher
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Anaxagoras (; Greek: Ἀναξαγόρας, Anaxagoras, "lord of the assembly"; c. 510 – c. 428 BC) was a Pre-Socratic Greek philosopher. Born in Clazomenae in the Persian Empire (modern-day Urla, Turkey) Anaxagoras was the first to bring philosophy to Athens. According to Diogenes Laertius and Plutarch, in later life he was charged with impiety and went into exile in Lampsacus; the charges may have been political, owing to his association with Pericles, if they were not fabricated by later ancient biographers (wikipedia)