Plutarch

c.46 - c.120

A Quote by Plutarch on cheerfulness, god, heart, thankfulness, and worship

The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Plutarch on difficulty and work

It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against another man's oration - nay, it is a very easy matter; but to produce a better in its place is a work extremely troublesome.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

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A Quote by Plutarch on learning and proverbs

It is a true proverb, that if you live with a lame man, you will learn to limp.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

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A Quote by Plutarch on friendship

When the strong box contains no more, both friends and flatterers shun the door.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

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A Quote by Plutarch on life, soul, time, and world

But for the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun and light, and of that proportion of life and time it had been born into the world to enjoy.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Moralia

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A Quote by Plutarch on life and philosophy

Philosophy is an act of living.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

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A Quote by Plutarch on idleness and poverty

Poverty is not dishonorable in itself, but only when it comes from idleness, intemperance, extravagance and folly.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Moralia

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A Quote by Plutarch on adversity, balance, friendship, justice, and prosperity

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Moralia

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A Quote by Plutarch

Pompey bade Sylla recollect that more worshipped the rising than the setting sun.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Life of Pompey.

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A Quote by Plutarch on beginning

[about Theseus, began the saying:] He is a second Hercules.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Lives, Aemilius Paulus

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