Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb.

β€” Pythagoras

The most seductive Pythagoras quotes that will add value to your life

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 highest goal of music is to connect one's soul to their Divine Nature, not entertainment


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

Pythagoras quote Be silent or let the words be worth more

Be silent or let the words be worth more than silence.


In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.


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


Silence is better than unmeaning words.


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


Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul.


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.


Hate and fear breed a poison in the blood, which if continued, affects eyes, ears, nose and the organs of digestion. Therefore, it is not wise to hear and remember the unkind things others might say about you.


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!


Above all things, respect yourself.


About Pythagoras

Quotes 158 sayings
Nationality Greek
Profession Mathematician
Birthday 570 BC

As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.


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


Consider before acting, to avoid foolishness: It is the worthless man who speaks and acts thoughtlessly.


Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.


The experience of life in a finite, limited body is specifically for the purpose of discovering and manifesting supernatural existence.


Man know thyself; then thou shalt know the Universe and God.


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


Evolution is the Law of Life Number is the Law of the Universe Unity is the Law of God


No man is free who cannot control himself.


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.


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


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


Some are slaves of ambition or money, but others are interested in understanding life itself. These give themselves the name of philosophers , and they value the contemplation and discovery of nature beyond all other pursuits.


Don't eat your heart.


I would have to say the probability of us dying seems extremely high.


Each celestial body, in fact each and every atom, produces a particular sound on account of its movement, its rhythm or vibration. All these sounds and vibrations form a universal harmony in which each element, while having it’s own function and character, contributes to the whole.


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.


Know thyself and thou wilt know the universe.


Lust weakens both body and mind.


Repect yourself... The rest will follow.


There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman.


Wealth is a weak anchor, and glory cannot support a man;

this is the law of God, that virtue only is firm, and cannot be shaken by a tempest.


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?


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


Meditate upon my counsels; love them; follow them; To the divine virtues will they know how to lead thee. I swear it by the One who in our hearts engraved The sacred Tetrad , symbol immense and pure, Source of Nature and model of the Gods.


Instruct thyself for time and patience favor all.


Better be mute, than dispute with the Ignorant.


Number rules the universe.


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


A good Soul hath neither too great joy, nor too great sorrow: for it rejoiceth in goodness; and it sorroweth in wickedness. By the means whereof, when it beholdeth all things, and seeth the good and bad so mingled together, it can neither rejoice greatly; nor be grieved with over much sorrow.


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


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.


Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be;

custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.


Above all things, reverence yourself.


Practice restraint over the following: appetite, first, as well as sleep, lust, and anger.


Let not sleep fall upon thy eyes till thou has thrice reviewed the transactions of the past day. Where have I turned aside from rectitude? What have I been doing? What have I left undone, which I ought to have done?


Geometry is knowledge of the eternally existent.