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Not by lamentations and mournful chants ought we to celebrate the funeral of a good man, but by hymns, for in ceasing to be numbered with mortals he enters upon the heritage of a diviner life.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn with use we throw away.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first evil those who are prone to talk suffer, is that they hear nothing.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Character is simply habit long continued.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The wildest colts make the best horses.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, Was she not chaste? Was she not fair? Was she not fruitful? holding out his shoe, asked them whether it was not new and well made. Yet, added he, none of you can tell where it pinches me.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for; and with obscurity, for being unenvied.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
They named it Ovation from the Latin ovis [A Sheep].More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Good birth is a fine thing, but the merit is our ancestors.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Distressed valor challenges great respect, even from an enemy.More Plutarch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod my shadow does that much better.More Plutarch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.More Plutarch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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