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Quote of Pythagoras - Never do anything which you do...


Biography - Pythagoras:

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

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.



Note 

Note



Attributed to Pythagoras - The golden verses of Pythagoras is an apocryphal writing.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Ne fais rien sans connaissance de cause et apprends ce qu'il faut savoir. Telle est la règle pour vivre le plus agréablement.

German
Tue nichts, wovon du nichts verstehst, doch lasse dich belehren, soviel als nötig; so wirst du das angenehmste Leben verbringen.




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