Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny
Quote by Plutarch
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors...
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
Neither blame or praise yourself.
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
Reason speaks and feeling bites
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
I don't tell just anyone if something is wrong. Sometimes people just ask what's up...
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.