A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Quote by Plutarch
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
When the candles are out all women are fair
Character is long-standing habit.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial...
Character is simply habit long continued.
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors...
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them,...
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...