It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.
Quote by Plutarch
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Reason speaks and feeling bites
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors...
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...
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Character is long-standing habit.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial...
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing...
Memory is more incredible than ink