To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.
Quote by Plutarch
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial...
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent...
Neither blame or praise yourself.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
Character is long-standing habit.
Reason speaks and feeling bites
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties...
Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest...