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.
Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)
Contributed by: Zaady
Where the lion's skin will not reach, you must patch it out with the fox's.
Source: Lives, Lysander
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
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.
Thamus . . . uttered with a loud voice his message, "The great Pan is dead."
Source: Why the Oracles cease to give Answers.
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.
Philosophy is an act of living.
Poverty is not dishonorable in itself, but only when it comes from idleness, intemperance, extravagance and folly.
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
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