Character is simply habit long continued.
Quote by Plutarch
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them,...
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Neither blame or praise yourself.
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all...
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.