Plutarch

c.46 - c.120

A Quote by Plutarch

Where the lion's skin will not reach, you must patch it out with the fox's.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Lives, Lysander

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A Quote by Plutarch on character, mind, and words

In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

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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 death

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Thamus . . . uttered with a loud voice his message, "The great Pan is dead."

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Why the Oracles cease to give Answers.

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A Quote by Plutarch on perseverance, violence, and yielding

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 (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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