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The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is
by Plutarch

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

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

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

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

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

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

Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us;
and endeavor to excel them,
by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.
- Plutarch

 

For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men,
is at least human.
- Plutarch

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

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

A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
- Plutarch

If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
- Plutarch

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

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only
balance to weigh friends.
- Plutarch

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

Character is long-standing habit.
- Plutarch

To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated
men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.
- Plutarch

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

We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings,
which when worn with use we throw away.
- Plutarch

Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
- Plutarch

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The wildest colts make the best horses.
- Plutarch

Moral habits, induced by public practices,
are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives,
than the failings and faults of individuals are in
infecting the city at large.
- Plutarch

In words are seen the state of mind and character and
disposition of the speaker.
- Plutarch

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
- Plutarch

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

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

Character is simply habit long continued.
- Plutarch

Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
- Plutarch

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All that is real is seen with the heart.
- Vivian Greene

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

What is real is beyond all reach.
- Julian Green

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The real lessons from the book of life
are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each one has to find his peace from within.
And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Life is a Book of Riddles,
with the Real Lessons Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded.
It's a relationship between equals.
Only when we know our own darkness well
can we be present with the darkness of others.
Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

What I cannot love, I overlook.
Is that real friendship?
- Anais Nin

The real us is pure love, pure light
- don Miguel Ruiz

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today;
it is rather the vital necessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The Book of Life is a Book of Riddles,
with its Real Lessons Writ Small in the Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A real friend is one who walks in
when the rest of the world walks out.
- Walter Winchell

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson


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