Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Quote by Plutarch
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
The wildest colts make the best horses.
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
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Character is long-standing habit.
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
When the candles are out all women are fair
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all...