Category: Diogenes

At a banquet in Ancient Greece, some of the guests mocked the…

At a banquet in Ancient Greece, some of the guests mocked the philosopher Diogenes by calling him a dog and throwing bones at him. So Diogenes lifted his leg and urinated on them.

The ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes was known for mocking…

The ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes was known for mocking people. When watching a hopeless archer failing to hit his target, Diogenes went and sat by it, saying it was the safest place. When he saw a prostitute’s son throwing rocks at a crowd, he said, “Careful, son. Don’t hit your father.”