PLUTARCH Quotes

Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for, and with obscurity, for being unenvied.

Plutarch

A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech

Plutarch

Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.

Plutarch

A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.

Plutarch

The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart.

Plutarch

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

Plutarch

Medicine, to produce health, has to examine disease; and music, to create harmony, must investigate discord.

Plutarch

The first destroyer of the liberties of a people is he who first gave them bounties and largess

Plutarch

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

Plutarch

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

Plutarch

It is a hard matter, my fellow citizens, to argue with the belly, since it has no ears.

Plutarch

Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.

Plutarch

It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.

Plutarch

Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.

Plutarch

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

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

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