Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for, and with obscurity, for being unenvied.
Quote by Plutarch
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at...
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Reason speaks and feeling bites
Neither blame or praise yourself.
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
Character is long-standing habit.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Time is a wealth of change, but the clock in its parody makes it mere...
Time is a kindly God
Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious...