- c650–570 b.c., democratic statesman and reformer from Mytilene.
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Historical Examples of pittacus
No, says he, Pittacus; not 'hard to be good,' but 'hard to become good.'
All this relates to Pittacus, as is further proved by the sequel.
Pittacus being asked what was best, he answered, "to do the present thing well."No Cross, No Crown
Pittacus of Mitylene, another of the sages, is reported to have lived at that time.The City of God, Volume II
And Pittacus did move his right ear, and that quite vigorously.The Court Jester