We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn with use we throw away.
Quote by Plutarch
Character is long-standing habit.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at...
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
Reason speaks and feeling bites
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial...
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.