Character is simply habit long continued.
Quote by Plutarch
Reason speaks and feeling bites
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial...
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Character is long-standing habit.
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Space, like time, engenders forgetfulness; but it does so by setting us bodily free from...
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the...