A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Quote by Plutarch
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent...
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at...
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Neither blame or praise yourself.
The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it,...
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Prosperity has this property; it puffs up narrow souls, makes them imagine themselves high and...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...