Pythagoras Quotes (110 quotes)
As quoted in Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, Sect. 30, as translated by Robert Drew Hicks (1925)
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
“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)
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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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