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