Who is Pythagoras ?
Pythagoras of Samos (c. 570 BC - c. 495 BC) was an Ionian Greek philosopher and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism. Most of our information about Pythagoras was written down centuries after he lived, thus very little reliable information is known about him.
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Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb.
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is
free who cannot control himself.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Be silent or let the words be worth more than silence.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they will.
Silence is better than unmeaning words.
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There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman.
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.
The oldest, shortest words - "yes" and "no" - are those which require the most thought.
Virtue is harmony.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on.
Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul.
Having departed from your house, turn not back; for the furies will be your attendants.
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.
Truth is to be sought with a mind purified from the passions of the body.
Having overcome evil things, thou shalt experience the union of the union mortal divinity with the mortal man.
Do not spend in excess like one who is careless of what is good, nor be miserly;
the mean is best in every case.
Music is the harmonization of opposites; the conciliation of warring elements
Don't eat your heart.
Many words befall men, mean and noble alike;
do not be astonished by them, nor allow yourself to be constrained.
You should help a man to take up a burden, but you should not help him put it back down.
Let a man use great reverence and manners to himself.
Time is the soul of this world.
The experience of life in a finite, limited body is specifically for the purpose of discovering and manifesting supernatural existence.
I would have to say the probability of us dying seems extremely high.
Despise all those things which when liberated from the body you will not want;
invoke the Gods to become your helpers.
Every man has been made by God in order to acquire knowledge and contemplate.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Thou shalt likewise know that according to Law, the nature of this universe is in all things a like.
Do not despise anyone: an atom shadowing.
Instruct thyself for time and patience favor all.
Remind yourself that all men assert that wisdom is the greatest good, but that there are few who strenuously seek out that greatest good.
Friendship is one soul in two bodies.
None but God is wise.
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?
Government exists only for the good of the governed.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The wise man should be prepared for everything that does not lie within his control.
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.
As the sea-crab swimmeth always against the stream, so doth wit always against wisdom.
Numbers have a way of taking a man by the hand and leading him down the path of reason.
Assist a man in raising a burden; but do not assist him in laying it down.
Alas, what wickedness to swallow flesh into our own flesh, to fatten our greedy bodies by cramming in other bodies, to have one living creature fed by the death of another!
Number was the substance of all things.
Step not beyond the beam of the balance.
The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
Power is the near neighbour of necessity.
Write in the sand the flaws of your friend.
most men and women, by birth or nature, lack the means to advance in wealth or power, but all have the ability to advance in knowledge.
He buries gold who hides the truth.