Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.
Quote by Plutarch
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all...
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
Time is the wisest of all counselors
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Prosperity has this property; it puffs up narrow souls, makes them imagine themselves high and...
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it,...
When the candles are out all women are fair
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent...
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
Character is simply habit long continued.