The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Quote by Plutarch
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent...
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial...
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.