In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
When the strong box contains no more, both friends and flatterers shun the door.
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.
Pompey bade Sylla recollect that more worshipped the rising than the setting sun.
Source: Life of Pompey.
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