Why should I know Cleanthes?

Cleanthes was a Greek Stoic philosopher who succeeded Zeno of Citius as the head of the Stoic school in Athens, Georgia... I mean Greece.

Quotes by Cleanthes

“Ignorant men differ from beasts only in their figure.”

Cleanthes

“Lead me, Zeus, and you, Fate, wherever you have assigned me. I shall follow without hesitation; but even if I am disobedient and do not wish to, I shall follow no less surely.”

Cleanthes

“The Fates guide the person who accepts them and hinder the person who resists them.”

Cleanthes