Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Quote by Plutarch
When the candles are out all women are fair
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all...
Character is long-standing habit.
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
Character is simply habit long continued.
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.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...