All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.
Quote by Plutarch
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Prosperity has this property; it puffs up narrow souls, makes them imagine themselves high and...
Socrates said, Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat...
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
Character is long-standing habit.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Reason speaks and feeling bites
Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion...
If one considers how much reason every person has for anxiety and timid self-concealment, and...