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Plutarch Quotes

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Nationality: Greek
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: Greek Philosopher

The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.


The wildest colts make the best horses.


What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.


Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large.


Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.


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.


Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.


The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.


Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.


Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.


Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.


Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.


Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.


Neither blame or praise yourself.


The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.


I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and possessions.


It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.


Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.


For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.


Character is simply habit long continued.


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