It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him; for the one is only belief - the other contempt.
Quote by Plutarch
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Prosperity has this property; it puffs up narrow souls, makes them imagine themselves high and...
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
Time is the wisest of all counselors
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...