diogenes diogenes

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ancient Greek philosopher and Cynic who rejected social conventions (circa 400-325 BC)

News

  • Rosario Makes Triple-A Debut in Aces' Loss

    RHP Diogenes Rosario was solid in his spot start for Reno on Friday night, but the Aces fell 5-0 to the Sky Sox at Security Service Field in Colorado Springs.
    on July 6, 2013     Source: KOLO 8 Reno

Quotes

  1. Friedan described herself as "Diogenes with his lamp," going from suburb to suburb in search of a mentally sound housewife.
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Betty Friedan Source: New York Sun

  2. Meanwhile, Vaidhyanathan writes that "regulating the Internet is like trying to regulate Diogenes," the philosopher who initiated the concept of cynicism.
    on May 1, 2004 By: Siva Vaidhyanathan Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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