A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
Quote by Plato
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is...
Those who seek power are not worthy of that power.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty and there is...
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
The wise are doubtful.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is...
For just as poets love their own works, and fathers their own children, in the...
To be curious about that which is not one's concern while still in ignorance of...
How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts...
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to...
Pleasure is the bait of sin
Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom.
Learning acquired in youth arrests the evil of old age; and if you understand that...
When I was young I was amazed at Plutarch's statement that the elder Cato began...
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
Age is not important unless you're a cheese.