Neither blame or praise yourself.
Quote by Plutarch
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
When the candles are out all women are fair
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
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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.
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Character is simply habit long continued.
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Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
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To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
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