Cynics

The chief were Antisthenes of Athens (the founder), Diogenes, Onesicritos, Monimos, Crates and his wife Hipparchia, Metrocles, Menippos, and Menedemos the madman.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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