Plutarch Quotes

56 Plutarch quotes:

"Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity."
"Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends."
"Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause."
"For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human."
"It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him; for the one is only belief - the other contempt."
"It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors."
"In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker."
"The wildest colts make the best horses."
"Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly."
"Abstain from beans."
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"Pittacus said, "Every one of you hath his particular plague, and my wife is mine; and he is very happy who hath this only"
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"The whole life is but a point of time; let us enjoy it, therefore, while it lasts, and not spend it to no purpose."
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"Another such victory over the Romans and we are undone."
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"It is the admirer of himself, and not the admirer of virtue, that thinks himself superior to others"
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"To do an evil act is base. To do a good one without incurring danger, is common enough. But it is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds though he risks everything in doing them."
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"The measure of a man is way he bears up under misfortune"
Author: Plutarch Quotes Category: Man Quotes

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