Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.
Quote by Plutarch
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Reason speaks and feeling bites
When the candles are out all women are fair
The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it,...
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
Character is long-standing habit.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors...
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
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.
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all...
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
The wildest colts make the best horses.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.