When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
Quote by Plutarch
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks...
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's...
Character is simply habit long continued.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them,...
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they...
Themosticles said The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern...
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I...
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Character is long-standing habit.
Prosperity has this property; it puffs up narrow souls, makes them imagine themselves high and...
Time is the wisest of all counselors
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that...
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is just opinion.