Anaxagoras, A famous philosopher, noble of bloude, but more noble in vertue and wifedome: which abandoning all his possessions, gaue hum wholy to the studie of naturall philosophie. And when one said to him: Hast thou no care for thy countrie: He answered, yes verely: I haue exceeding care for my countrie, pointing vp his finger to heauen. Also when he had beene long out of his countrie, and was eftsoones returned, and behelde his possessions destroyed, hee saide: I had not beene safe, except these things had beene lost.
Lewis and Short: Latin dictionary
Ănaxăgŏras, ae, m., = *)anacago/ras, a distinguished Greek philosopher of Clazomenœ, teacher of Pericles and Euripides, Lucr 1, 830; Cic. de Or. 3, 34; id. Brut. 11; id. Ac. 2, 31; 2, 37 al.; Quint. 12, 2, 22; Val. Max. 5, 10; Gell. 15, 20 al.