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 very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Socrates said, Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat...
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to...
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
When the candles are out all women are fair
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them,...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...