By Luke Davis

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Democritus was an ancient Greek philosopher who's most famous thing he was remembered for is his atomic theory of the universe.


he was born in 460 BC in Abdera Greece he also died in 370 BC some of his quotes are:

Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.

It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.

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Democritus spent his leisure hours in chemical researches after the philosopher's stone. Democritus added onto the atomic theory of Leucippus.