A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. Plutarch quote
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door. Plutarch quote
When Demosthenes was asked what were the three most important aspects of oratory, he answered, 'Action, Action, Action.' Plutarch quote
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity. Plutarch quote
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. Plutarch quote
Someone praising a man for his foolhardy bravery, Cato, the elder, said, 'There is a wide difference between true courage and a mere contempt of life Plutarch quote
Greek philosopher, 46-120