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Plutarch Quotes: "The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled."

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.




Plutarch Quotes: "An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics."

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.




Plutarch Quotes: "When Demosthenes was asked what was the first part of Oratory, he answered, "Action," and which was the second, he replied, "action," and which was the third, he still answered "Action."

When Demosthenes was asked what was the first part of Oratory, he answered, "Action," and which was the second, he replied, "action," and which was the third, he still answered "Action.



Plutarch Quotes: "Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly."

Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.




Plutarch Quotes: "The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits."

The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.



Plutarch Quotes: "Barba non facit philosophum"

Barba non facit philosophum



Plutarch Quotes: "To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future."

To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.




Plutarch Quotes: "Time is the wisest of all counselors."

Time is the wisest of all counselors.



Plutarch Quotes: "No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage."

No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage.



Plutarch Quotes: "The richest soil, if uncultivated, produces the rankest weeds."

The richest soil, if uncultivated, produces the rankest weeds.



Plutarch Quotes: "Pompey bade Sylla recollect that more worshipped the rising than the setting sun."

Pompey bade Sylla recollect that more worshipped the rising than the setting sun.



Plutarch Quotes: "In human life there is constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing."

In human life there is constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing.




Plutarch Quotes: "It is a true proverb, that if you live with a lame man, you will learn to limp."

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



Plutarch Quotes: "It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against another man's oration, it is a very easy matter; but to produce a better in it's place is a work extremely troublesome."

It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against another man's oration, it is a very easy matter; but to produce a better in it's place is a work extremely troublesome.



Plutarch Quotes: "The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it."

The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it.



Plutarch Quotes: "It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything."

It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.



Plutarch Quotes: "No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune."

No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.



Plutarch Quotes: "Demosthenes overcame and rendered more distinct his inarticulate and stammering pronunciation by speaking with pebbles in his mouth."

Demosthenes overcame and rendered more distinct his inarticulate and stammering pronunciation by speaking with pebbles in his mouth.



Plutarch Quotes: "Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow."

Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.



Plutarch Quotes: "The poor go to war, to fight and die for the delights, riches, and superfluities of others."

The poor go to war, to fight and die for the delights, riches, and superfluities of others.



Plutarch Quotes: "Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks."

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.



Plutarch Quotes: "God is the brave man's hope, and not the coward's excuse."

God is the brave man's hope, and not the coward's excuse.



Plutarch Quotes: "The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil."

The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.



Plutarch Quotes: "A good man will take care of his horses and dogs, not only while they are young, but when old and past service."

A good man will take care of his horses and dogs, not only while they are young, but when old and past service.



Plutarch Quotes: "There are two sentences inscribed upon the Ancient oracle... "Know thyself" and "Nothing too much"; and upon these all other precepts depend."

There are two sentences inscribed upon the Ancient oracle... "Know thyself" and "Nothing too much"; and upon these all other precepts depend.



Plutarch Quotes: "To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult."

To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.



Plutarch Quotes: "It is no disgrace not to be able to do everything; but to undertake, or pretend to do, what you are not made for, is not only shameful, but extremely troublesome and vexatious."

It is no disgrace not to be able to do everything; but to undertake, or pretend to do, what you are not made for, is not only shameful, but extremely troublesome and vexatious.



Plutarch Quotes: "The talkative listen to no one, for they are ever speaking. And the first evil that attends those who know not to be silent is that they hear nothing."

The talkative listen to no one, for they are ever speaking. And the first evil that attends those who know not to be silent is that they hear nothing.



Plutarch Quotes: "For the wise man, every day is a festival."

For the wise man, every day is a festival.



Plutarch Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "For the mind does not require filling like a bottle, but rather, like wood, it only requires kindling to create in it an impulse to think independently and an ardent desire for the truth."

For the mind does not require filling like a bottle, but rather, like wood, it only requires kindling to create in it an impulse to think independently and an ardent desire for the truth.



Plutarch Quotes: "Vultures are the most righteous of birds: they do not attack even the smallest living creature."

Vultures are the most righteous of birds: they do not attack even the smallest living creature.



Plutarch Quotes: "...To the Dolphin alone, beyond all other, nature has granted what the best philosophers seek: friendship for no advantage"

...To the Dolphin alone, beyond all other, nature has granted what the best philosophers seek: friendship for no advantage



Plutarch Quotes: "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."

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.



Plutarch Quotes: "As bees extract honey from thyme, the strongest and driest of herbs, so sensible men often get advantage and profit from the most awkward circumstances."

As bees extract honey from thyme, the strongest and driest of herbs, so sensible men often get advantage and profit from the most awkward circumstances.



Plutarch Quotes: "Neither blame or praise yourself."

Neither blame or praise yourself.



Plutarch Quotes: "It is a high distinction for a homely woman to be loved for her character rather than for beauty."

It is a high distinction for a homely woman to be loved for her character rather than for beauty.



Plutarch Quotes: "The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune."

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.



Plutarch Quotes: "Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself."

Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.



Plutarch Quotes: "Why does pouring Oil on the Sea make it Clear and Calm? Is it that the winds, slipping the smooth oil, have no force, nor cause any waves?"

Why does pouring Oil on the Sea make it Clear and Calm? Is it that the winds, slipping the smooth oil, have no force, nor cause any waves?



Plutarch Quotes: "All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own."

All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.



Plutarch Quotes: "When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door."

When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.



Plutarch Quotes: "Mothers ought to bring up and nurse their own children; for they bring them up with greater affection and with greater anxiety, as loving them from the heart, and so to speak, every inch of them."

Mothers ought to bring up and nurse their own children; for they bring them up with greater affection and with greater anxiety, as loving them from the heart, and so to speak, every inch of them.



Plutarch Quotes: "Painting is silent poetry."

Painting is silent poetry.



Plutarch Quotes: "Our senses through ignorance of Reality, falsely tell us that what appears to be, is. FEAR = False Evidence Appearing Real"

Our senses through ignorance of Reality, falsely tell us that what appears to be, is. FEAR = False Evidence Appearing Real



Plutarch Quotes: "If you hate your enemies, you will contract such a vicious habit of mind that it will break out upon those who are your friends, or those who are indifferent to you."

If you hate your enemies, you will contract such a vicious habit of mind that it will break out upon those who are your friends, or those who are indifferent to you.



Plutarch Quotes: "Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity."

Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.



Plutarch Quotes: "The belly has no ears."

The belly has no ears.



Plutarch Quotes: "The measure of a man's life is the well spending of it, and not the length."

The measure of a man's life is the well spending of it, and not the length.