For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.
Quote by Plutarch
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...
When the candles are out all women are fair
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
Time is the wisest of all counselors
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Character is long-standing habit.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to...
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.