Pythagoras of Samos was an ancient Ionian Greek philosopher and the eponymous founder of Pythagoreanism. Profoundly inspirational Pythagoras quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.
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Famous Pythagoras Quotes
The art of living happily is to live in the present.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.
Virtue is harmony.
Numbers rule the universe.
The experience of life in a finite, limited body is specifically for the purpose of discovering and manifesting supernatural existence.
Educate the children and it won’t be necessary to punish the men.
Above all things, respect yourself.
If you have a wounded heart, touch it as little as you would an injured eye. There are only two remedies for the suffering of the soul: hope and patience.
Man know thyself; then thou shalt know universe and God.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
God built the universe on numbers.
Allow not sleep to close your eyes before three times reflecting on your actions of the day. What deeds done well, what not, what left undone?
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Top Pythagoras Quotes
The oldest shortest words – yes and no are those which require the most thought.
Love that shines from within cannot be darkened by obstacles of the world of consequences.
Above all things, reverence yourself.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Numbers are the highest degree of knowledge. It is knowledge itself.
Astonishing! Everything is intelligent.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere on the road to a happier life.
A fool is known by his speech, and a wise man by silence.
Concern should drive us into action and not into depression.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.
There is no word or action but has its echo in eternity.
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace.
No man is free who cannot control himself.
Wisdom thoroughly learned will never be forgotten.
Learn silence. With the quiet serenity of a meditative mind, listen, absorb, transcribe, and transform.
Choices are the hinges of destiny.
True and perfect friendship is to make one heart and mind of many hearts and bodies.
The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good..