Single Idea 1764

[catalogued under 25. Society / B. The State / 4. Citizenship]

Full Idea

Diogenes said he was a citizen of no country, but of the world.

Gist of Idea

Diogenes said he was a citizen of the world

Source

report of Diogenes (Sin) (reports [c.360 BCE]) by Diogenes Laertius - Lives of Eminent Philosophers 06.Di.6

Book Reference

Diogenes Laertius: 'Diogenes Laertius', ed/tr. Yonge,C.D. [Henry G. Bohn 1853], p.240


Related Idea

Idea 21057 The highest ideal of social progress is a universal cosmopolitan existence [Kant]