Alexander Wept When He Heard From Anaxarchus That There Was An Infinite Number Of World

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Alexander wept when he heard from Anaxarchus that there was an infinite
number of worlds; and his friends asking him if any accident had befallen
him, he returns this answer: "Do you not think it a matter worthy
of lamentation that when there is such a vast multitude of them, we
have not yet conquered one?"
-- Plutarch (46-120 AD)
-- On the Tranquillity of the Mind