The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so far as it disposes and eases his way to action by the greater trust that it procures him.
Quote by Plutarch
Character is long-standing habit.
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
Reason speaks and feeling bites
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Time is the wisest of all counselors
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
Do not forget that you are who you decided to be. Stay in control of...
Liberty is the prevention of control by others. This requires self-control and, therefore, religious and...
You know what is the worst thing about being rejected? The lack of control. If...
The primary function of the government is - and here I am quoting directly from...