Character is long-standing habit.
Quote by Plutarch
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
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...
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to...
Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at...
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Reason speaks and feeling bites
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors...
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it,...
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Character is simply habit long continued.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.