When the candles are out all women are fair
Quote by Plutarch
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so...
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent...
Reason speaks and feeling bites
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them,...
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it,...
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to...
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
Character is long-standing habit.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn...
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...