A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Quote by Plutarch
Character is simply habit long continued.
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
When the candles are out all women are fair
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Time is the wisest of all counselors
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
Reason speaks and feeling bites
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors...
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...