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Pythagoras

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Biography - Pythagoras:

*Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -580 - Died: -495
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

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As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
Pythagoras




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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
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Quotes for: law

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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.”
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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.”
Immanuel Kant - Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
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Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.”
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Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Never do anything which you do not understand. But learn all you ought to know, and by that means you will lead a very pleasant life.”
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There are only two remedies for the suffering of the soul: hope and patience.”
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Strength of mind rests in sobriety for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.”
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Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.”
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As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.”
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It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.”
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