Posts Tagged ‘Pythagoras’

Quote of the day, Dec. 14

December 14, 2016

Pythagoras, on man’s soul

“The soul of man is divided into three parts, intelligence, reason, and passion. Intelligence and passion are possessed by other animals, but reason by man alone.”

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Quote of the day, Dec. 11

December 11, 2016

Johannes Kepler, on geometry

“Geometry has two great treasures; one is the Theorem of Pythagoras; the other, the division of a line into extreme and mean ratio. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel.”

Quote of the day, April 27

April 27, 2013

Pythagoras, on reason

“Reason is immortal, all else mortal.”

Quote of the day, June 11

June 11, 2012

Pythagoras, on silence

“Silence is better than unmeaning words.”