Single Idea 3013

[catalogued under 10. Modality / C. Sources of Modality / 5. Modality from Actuality]

Full Idea

Necessity is the strongest of things, for it rules everything.

Gist of Idea

Nothing is stronger than necessity, which rules everything


report of Thales (fragments/reports [c.585 BCE]) by Diogenes Laertius - Lives of Eminent Philosophers 01.2.9

Book Reference

Diogenes Laertius: 'Diogenes Laertius', ed/tr. Yonge,C.D. [Henry G. Bohn 1853], p.19