No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
Quote by Plutarch
Neither blame or praise yourself.
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
When the candles are out all women are fair
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to...
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
Socrates said, Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat...
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our...
The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it,...
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.