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Type: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 412 BC
Date of Death: 323 BC


 

Diogenes Quotes > I am not an Athenian or a...

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I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Diogenes
About: World

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