446 BC-385 BC. Greek comic poet.
The geometer Meton: "With the straight ruler I set to work to inscribe a
square within this circle; in its centre will be the market-place, into
which all the straight streets will lead, converging to this centre like
a star, which, although only orbicular, sends forth its rays in a
straight line from all sides."
THE BIRDS by Aristophanes, Part 15.
"You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.”
"The wise learn many things from their enemies.”
“Wise men, though all laws were abolished, would lead the same lives.”