Top 37 Anaxagoras's Quotes

#1. Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen.


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#2. The seed of everything is in everything else.


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#3. The Greeks do not think correctly about coming-to-be and passing-away; for no thing comes to be or passes away, but is mixed together and dissociated from the things that are. And thus they would be correct to call coming-to-be mixing-together and passing-away dissociating


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#4. There is no smallest among the small and no largest among the large, but always something still smaller and something still larger.


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#5. Appearances are but a glimpse of what is hidden.


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#6. And since the portions of the great and the small are equal in number, so too all things would be in everything. Nor is it possible that they should exist apart, but all things have a portion of everything.


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#7. Neither is there a smallest part of what is small, but there is always a smaller (for it is impossible that what is should cease to be). Likewise there is always something larger than what is large.


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#8. The forces of rotation caused red hot masses of stones to be torn away from the Earth and to be thrown into the ether, and this is the origin of the stars.


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#9. Anaxagoras wrote, It is by having hands that man is the most intelligent of animals.

Matthew B. Crawford

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#10. Anaximenes and Anaxagoras and Democritus say that its [the earth's] flatness is responsible for it staying still: for it does not cut the air beneath but covers it like a lid, which flat bodies evidently do: for they are hard to move even for the winds, on account of their resistance.


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#11. Anaxagoras said to a man who was grieving because he lay dying in a foreign land, "The descent to hell is the same from every place.

Diogenes Laertius

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#12. The descent into Hades is much the same from whatever place we start.


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#13. Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.

Abbie Hoffman

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#14. The descent to Hades is the same from every place.


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#15. All things were together, infinite both in number and in smallness; for the small too was infinite.


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#16. 'Elizabeth' is something I've looked to a lot for a strong female leader.

Emilia Clarke

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#17. Here there is left a tenuous subterfuge, 875 which Anaxagoras seizes: think of things as mixtures of everything, all concealed but one that shows - the one that's mixed in largest measure and close to the surface and placed right at the top.

Titus Lucretius Carus

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#18. Anaxagoras' belief that lying on the right side during sex would produce a boy was so influential that centuries later some French aristocrats had their left testicles amputated.

Matt Ridley

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#19. The Sun is a mass of fiery stone, a little larger than Greece.


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#20. That roguish and cheerful vice, politeness.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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#21. Leadership is what you need to learn next

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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#22. Wrongly do the Greeks suppose that aught begins or ceases to be; for nothing comes into being or is destroyed; but all is an aggregation or secretion of preexisting things; so that all becoming might more correctly be called becoming mixed, and all corruption, becoming separate.


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#23. The sun provides the moon with its brightness.


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#24. When Anaxagoras was told of the death of his son, he only said, "I knew he was mortal." So we in all casualties of life should say "I knew my riches were uncertain, that my friend was but a man." Such considerations would soon pacify us, because all our troubles proceed from their being unexpected.


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#25. As far as 'Birdsong' is concerned, I think the television program made a very honorable attempt at it, but the truth of the matter is that adaptations of long, ambitious books very seldom transfer well to the screen, and why would they?

Sebastian Faulks

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#26. In 1984, Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt gave me the opportunity of a lifetime to serve as a legislative intern in his office in Washington, D.C. Coming from humble beginnings, the experience changed my life and charted me on a path of public service.

Brian Sandoval

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#27. It is not I who have lost the Athenians, but the Athenians who have lost me.


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#28. What makes a Malazan soldier so dangerous? They're allowed to think.

Steven Erikson

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


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#30. The Greeks are wrong to recognize coming into being and perishing; for nothing comes into being nor perishes, but is rather compounded or dissolved from things that are. So they would be right to call coming into being composition and perishing dissolution.


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#31. All other things have a portion of everything, but Mind is infinite and self-ruled, and is mixed with nothing but is all alone by itself.


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#32. In everything, there is a share of everything


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


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#34. Mind is god and god is Mind


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#35. To his [ Plato's ] great disappointment, he found Anaxagoras adducing simple physical reasons, instead of the teleological reasons, which he had expected. Such a teacher could no longer allure him.

George Henry Lewes

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#36. You don't learn from smart people,
you learn from idiots.
Watch what they do, and then don't do it!

Rudolf Wanderone

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#37. The purpose of life is the investigation of the Sun, the Moon, and the heavens.


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