A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Quote by Plutarch
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all...
Character is simply habit long continued.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
When the candles are out all women are fair
As long as I live I will have control over my being.
You can't control what you can't measure
The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have [to] bare the...