Quotation Explorer - 'Pythagoras'

Number rules the universe. - Pythagoras
It is only necessary to make war with five things; with the maladies of the body, the ignorances of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the seditions of the city and the discords of families. - Pythagoras
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action. - Pythagoras
Power is the near neighbour of necessity. - Pythagoras
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
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence. - Pythagoras
Silence is better than unmeaning words. - Pythagoras
Reason is immortal, all else mortal. - Pythagoras
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body. - Pythagoras
Geometry has two great treasures; one is the Theorem of ; the other, the division of a line into extreme and mean ratio. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel. Johannes Kepler - Pythagoras
Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few. - Pythagoras
Misunderstood! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love. - Pythagoras
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
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please. - Pythagoras
Above all things, reverence yourself. - Pythagoras
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few. - Pythagoras
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