What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Quote by Plutarch
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
Neither blame or praise yourself.
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...
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
Character is simply habit long continued.
Character is long-standing habit.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...