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Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD)
Greek biographer & moralist [more author details]
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Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
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Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
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No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage.
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Rest is the sweet sauce of labor.
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So very difficult a matter is it to trace and find out the truth of anything by history.
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The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it.
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To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
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It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
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Plutarch, 'Morals,' 100 A.D.
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.
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Plutarch, Lives
An old doting fool, with one foot already in the grave.
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Plutarch, Morals
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.
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Plutarch, Morals
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
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Plutarch, Morals
When the candles are out all women are fair.
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Plutarch, Morals

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Showing quotations 1 to 13 of 13 total.
 
Showing quotations 1 to 13 of 13 total
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