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A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.   Life
A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, wh...   Life
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of the...   Life
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailmen...   Life
Character is simply habit long continued.   Life
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.   Life
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I no...   Friendship
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in th...   Life
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.   Life
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of t...   Life
It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory bel...   Life
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk e...   Life
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is ...   Life
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly...   Life
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes u...   Life
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies exce...   Life
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create ...   Life
Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things g...   Life
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making t...   Life
Neither blame or praise yourself.   Life
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks ...   Life
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more eas...   Life
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.   Art
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which c...   Life
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh fr...   Life
Someone praising a man for his foolhardy bravery, Cato, the elder, sai...   Life
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.   Life
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of e...   Life
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads am...   Life
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.   Life
The wildest colts make the best horses.   Life
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.   Life
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is...   Life
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.   Life
When Demosthenes was asked what were the three most important aspects ...   Life
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun ...   Life