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Greek philosopher, religious teacher and scientist, Pythagoras created the school of thought that the soul could pass into another body and also developed important mathematical and philosophical theories. He and his followers, known as Pythagoreans, became politically powerful for some time in southern Italy before they were destroyed. The Pythagoreans made important contributions to scie…

Date of Birth: Dec 02, 0


Found 28 quotes by Pythagoras .
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"Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself." Pythagoras
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Action    Greek Mathematician   

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"Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few." Pythagoras
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"Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they will" Pythagoras
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"Some are slaves of ambition or money, but others are interested in understanding life itself. These give themselves the name of philosophers (lovers of wisdom), and they value the contemplation and discovery of nature beyond all other pursuits." Pythagoras
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Ambition   

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"As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom." Pythagoras
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Freedom    Greek Mathematician   

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"Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life." Pythagoras
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"In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on." Pythagoras
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Angels    Greek Mathematician   

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"Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion." Pythagoras
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Greek Mathematician    Mind   

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"Wisdom thoroughly learned will never be forgotten" Pythagoras
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"Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance" Pythagoras
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Anger   

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"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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Greek Mathematician   

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"It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few." Pythagoras
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"No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself." Pythagoras
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Empire    Greek Mathematician   

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"A thought is an idea in transit." Pythagoras
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"Do not eat your heart." Pythagoras
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Heart   

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"The oldest, shortest words - ""yes' and ""no"" - are those which require the most thought." Pythagoras
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"Truth is so great a perfection, that if God would render himself visible to men, he would choose light for his body and truth for his soul" Pythagoras
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"Silence is better than unmeaning words." Pythagoras
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Greek Mathematician    Meaning   

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"Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself." Pythagoras
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"If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death." Pythagoras
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"Virtue is harmony." Pythagoras
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