Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Quote by Plutarch
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it,...
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at...
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent...
Neither blame or praise yourself.
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them,...
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
By all means, get married: if you find a good wife, you'll be happy; if...
In beauty of face no maiden ever equaled her. It was the radiance of an...
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.