A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Quote by Plutarch
Neither blame or praise yourself.
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
Character is long-standing habit.
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Reason speaks and feeling bites
When the candles are out all women are fair
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to...
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.