Diogenes, 1860 by Jean-Léon Gérôme (French 1824-1904).....The Greek philosopher Diogenes (404-323 BC) is seated in his abode, an earthenware tub, in the Metroon, Athens, lighting the lamp in daylight with which he was to search for an honest man. His companions were dogs that also served as emblems of his "Cynic" (Greek: "kynikos," dog-like) philosophy, which emphasized an austere existence. ...

Diogenes, 1860 by Jean-Léon Gérôme (French 1824-1904).....The Greek philosopher Diogenes (404-323 BC) is seated in his abode, an earthenware tub, in the Metroon, Athens, lighting the lamp in daylight with which he was to search for an honest man. His companions were dogs that also served as emblems of his "Cynic" (Greek: "kynikos," dog-like) philosophy, which emphasized an austere existence. ...

Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly. (Diogenes of Sinope) #quotes #quote #quotations

Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly. (Diogenes of Sinope) #quotes #quote #quotations

Diogenes of Sinope Distinct Wooden Handcrafted Lamp by MiroWoody

Diogenes of Sinope Distinct Wooden Handcrafted Lamp by MiroWoody

Diogenes of Sinope was a Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy. Also known as the Cynic he was born in 412 or 404 BC and died at Corinth in 323 BC. He believed that virtue was better revealed in action than in theory. He used his simple lifestyle and behaviour to criticise the social values and institutions of what he saw as a corrupt society.He became notorious for his philosophical stunts such as carrying a lamp in the daytime, claiming to be looking for an honest…

Diogenes of Sinope was a Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy. Also known as the Cynic he was born in 412 or 404 BC and died at Corinth in 323 BC. He believed that virtue was better revealed in action than in theory. He used his simple lifestyle and behaviour to criticise the social values and institutions of what he saw as a corrupt society.He became notorious for his philosophical stunts such as carrying a lamp in the daytime, claiming to be looking for an honest…

Diogenes of Sinope - Wikiquote

Diogenes of Sinope - Wikiquote

"Is there any favor you need?" Alexander the Great. Diogenes of Sinope "Yes, move. You are blocking the light."

"Is there any favor you need?" Alexander the Great. Diogenes of Sinope "Yes, move. You are blocking the light."

John William Waterhouse (6 April 1849 — 10 February 1917) Diogenes Oil on canvas, 1882 208 x 135 cm Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

John William Waterhouse (6 April 1849 — 10 February 1917) Diogenes Oil on canvas, 1882 208 x 135 cm Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Diogenes of Sinope (Greek Philosopher)

Diogenes of Sinope (Greek Philosopher)

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