Single Idea 1766

[catalogued under 25. Society / C. Social Justice / 2. Social Freedom / c. Free speech]

Full Idea

Diogenes said that the most excellent thing among men was freedom of speech.

Gist of Idea

Diogenes said that the most excellent thing among men was freedom of speech

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.243