I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
Quote by Plutarch
Ancient Greek Quotes
When the candles are out all women are fair
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
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...
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Time is the wisest of all counselors
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...