Socrates said, Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.
Quote by Plutarch
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...
The wildest colts make the best horses.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to...
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial...
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...
Neither blame or praise yourself.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Charity creates a multitude of sins. Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a...
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does...