Pythagoras Quotes

Most popular Pythagoras Quotes

It is better either to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence.
— Pythagoras

silence

The world is built on the power of numbers.
— Pythagoras

mathematics

Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul.
— Pythagoras

animals

One that knoweth all that may be known is as a God among people.
— Pythagoras

knowledge

No man is free who cannot command himself.
— Pythagoras

self-control

Above all things, reverence yourself.
— Pythagoras

self-esteem

A wound from a tongue is worse than a wound from a sword; for the latter affects only the body, the former the spirit.
— Pythagoras

words insults

Friends share all things.
— Pythagoras

friendship

Time is the soul of this world.
— Pythagoras

time

The wind is blowing; adore the wind.
— Pythagoras
Ability and necessity dwell near each other.
— Pythagoras

ability necessity

Let not sleep fall upon thy eyes till thou hast thrice reviewed the transactions of the past day.
— Pythagoras
Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.
— Pythagoras
A wound from a tongue is worse than a wound from a sword: for the latter affects only the body, the former the spirit.

abuse

Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
— Pythagoras

brevity

There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacings of the spheres. Study the monochord, the music of the spheres.
— Pythagoras
As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.
— Pythagoras

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