Plutarch

c.46 - c.120

A Quote by Plutarch on failure and good

To fail to do good is as bad as doing harm.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

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A Quote by Plutarch on needs

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Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Moralia

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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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A Quote by Plutarch on giving and wine

The giving of riches and honors to a wicked man is like giving strong wine to him that hath a fever.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

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A Quote by Plutarch on happiness and life

That state of life is most happy where superfluities are not required and necessities are not wanting.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Moralia

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A Quote by Plutarch on people

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The man who first brought ruin upon the Roman people was he who pampered them by largesses and amusements.

Plutarch (c.46 - c.120)

Source: Parallel Lives

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