Pythagoras Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old pythagoras quotes, pythagoras sayings, and pythagoras proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.     

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Be silent, or say something better than silence     

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Choices are the hinges of destiny.     

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Envy has been, is, and shall be, the destruction of many. What is there, that Envy hath not defamed, or Malice left undefiled? Truly, no good thing.     

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Sobriety is the strength of the soul, for it preserves its reason unclouded by passion.     

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Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.     

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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.     

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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.     

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Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.     

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No man is free who cannot command himself.     

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Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.     

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Silence is better than unmeaning words.     

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A thought is an idea in transit.     

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Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.     

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As the sea-crab swimmeth always against the stream, so doth wit always against wisdom.     

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The wind is blowing. Adore the wind.     

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Geometry is knowledge of the eternally existent.     

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There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.     

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Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.     

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Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.     

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Learn silence. With the quiet serenity of a meditative mind, listen, absorb, transcribe, and transform.     

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No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.     

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Salt is born of the purest parents: the sun and the sea.     

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Govern your tongue before all other things, following the gods.     

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A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence.      

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When the wise man opens his mouth, the beauties of his soul present themselves to the view, like the statues in a temple.     

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No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.     

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Beans have a soul.     

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