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. Pythagoras
Be silent, or say something better than silence Pythagoras
Choices are the hinges of destiny. Pythagoras
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. Pythagoras
Sobriety is the strength of the soul, for it preserves its reason unclouded by passion. Pythagoras
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body. Pythagoras
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
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life. Pythagoras
Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable. Pythagoras
No man is free who cannot command himself. Pythagoras
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few. Pythagoras
Silence is better than unmeaning words. Pythagoras
A thought is an idea in transit. Pythagoras
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself. Pythagoras
As the sea-crab swimmeth always against the stream, so doth wit always against wisdom. Pythagoras
The wind is blowing. Adore the wind. Pythagoras
Geometry is knowledge of the eternally existent. Pythagoras
There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres. Pythagoras
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself. Pythagoras
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself. Pythagoras
Learn silence. With the quiet serenity of a meditative mind, listen, absorb, transcribe, and transform. Pythagoras
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. Pythagoras
Salt is born of the purest parents: the sun and the sea. Pythagoras
Govern your tongue before all other things, following the gods. Pythagoras
A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence. Pythagoras
When the wise man opens his mouth, the beauties of his soul present themselves to the view, like the statues in a temple. Pythagoras
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. Pythagoras
Beans have a soul. 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
There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres. Pythagoras