Time is the wisest of all counselors
Quote by Plutarch
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
Prosperity has this property; it puffs up narrow souls, makes them imagine themselves high and...
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Reason speaks and feeling bites
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
Neither blame or praise yourself.
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...