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Plutarch – 17 Quotes

 

17 Quotes by Plutarch

 

The wildest colts make the best horses.

– Plutarch


I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod my shadow does that much better.

– Plutarch


What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.

– Plutarch


Courage consists not in hazarding without fear but being resolutely minded in a just cause.

– Plutarch


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

– Plutarch


The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.

– Plutarch


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


It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him for the one is only belief – the other contempt.

– Plutarch


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

– Plutarch


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

– Plutarch


Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.

– Plutarch


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

– Plutarch


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

– Plutarch


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

– Plutarch


I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and possessions.

– Plutarch


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

– Plutarch


Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.

– Plutarch


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