When the candles are out all women are fair
Quote by Plutarch
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or...
Character is long-standing habit.
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to...
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other...
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
Reason speaks and feeling bites
Character is simply habit long continued.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
The Spirit communicating to your spirit is the most effective and fundamental of communications. Write...
Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids...
Silence is more musical than any song.
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language