The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart.
Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
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.
[about Theseus, began the saying:] He is a second Hercules.
Source: Lives, Aemilius Paulus
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