Pythagoras Quotes (110 quotes)
As quoted in Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, Sect. 30, as translated by Robert Drew Hicks (1925)
“The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or to evil.”
As quoted in Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, as translated by Robert Drew Hicks (1925)
As quoted in Aurea Carmina by Hierocles of Alexandria, as translated in Dictionary of Quotations (1906) by Thomas Benfield Harbottle, p. 356
As quoted in Life of Pythagoras (c. 300) by Iamblichus of Chalcis, as translated by Thomas Taylor (1818)
As quoted in The Diegesis (1829) by Robert Taylor, p. 219
“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.”
As quoted in Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review by Vol. IV, No. 8 (1847) by Dallas Theological Seminary, p. 107
As quoted in The World's Laconics : Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors (1853) by Everard Berkeley
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Bio: Pythagoras of Samos was an Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism. Most of the information about Pythagoras was written down centuries after he lived, so very little reliable information is known about him.