Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Quote by Plutarch
Ancient Greek Quotes
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at...
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all...
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is...
Socrates said, Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat...
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
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.
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
Character is long-standing habit.
Reason speaks and feeling bites
Reason is a faculty far larger than mere objective force. When either the political or...
To think and to be fully alive are the same.