Born circa 570 BC | Died circa 495 BC
Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician
"Silence is better than unmeaning words."
"Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body."
"Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few."
"Rest satisfied with doing well,and leave others to talk of you as they will."
"The oldest, shortest words - "yes" and "no" - are those which require the most thought."
"Reason is immortal, all else mortal."