Pythagoras Quotes (110 quotes)
As quoted in Fragments of Reality : Daily Entries of Lived Life (2006) by Peter Cajander, p. 109
As quoted in Encyclopaedia Americana (1832) Vol. X, p. 445 edited by Francis Lieber, E. Wigglesworth, and Thomas Gamaliel Bradford
“There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.”
As quoted in The Mystery of Matter (1965) edited by Louise B. Young
“Sobriety is the strength of the soul, for it preserves its reason unclouded by passion.”
As quoted in The History of Philosophy: From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Present Century (1819) by William Enfield
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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.
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