A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Quote by Plutarch
When the candles are out all women are fair
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
Reason speaks and feeling bites
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our...
Neither blame or praise yourself.
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of...
Hoever said money can't buy happiness didn't know where to shop.