To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away.
Silence gives the proper grace to women
In darkness one may be ashamed of what one does, without the shame of disgrace.
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom;
No wisdom but in submission to the gods.
Big words are always punished,
And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.
Woman, to women silence is the best ornament.
If i am young and wrong, then you are right. But if i am young, and right. What does my age matter?
Ignorant men don’t know what good they hold in their hands until they’ve flung it away.
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
Everything is ideal to its parent.
When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.
Dreadful is the mysterious power of fate; there is no deliverance from it by wealth or by war, by walled city or dark, seabeaten ships.
All is disgust when one leaves his own nature and does things that misfit it.
Topics: Being Ourselves
Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
There is no witness so terrible-no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
There is no success without hardship.
Kindness gives birth to kindness.
There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
Truth is always the strongest argument.
One learns by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try.
A man, though wise, should never be ashamed of learning more, and must unbend his mind.
Better to die, and sleep
The never-waking sleep, than linger on
And dare to live when the soul’s life is gone.
Kindness begets kindness.
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- Heraclitus Ancient Greek Philosopher
- Xenocrates Greek Philosopher, Scientist
- Homer Ancient Greek Poet
- Epictetus Ancient Greek Philosopher
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- Aristotle Ancient Greek Philosopher
- Plotinus Ancient Greek Philosopher, Mystic
- Plato Ancient Greek Philosopher
- Epicurus Greek Philosopher