Philosophy

Vegetarian Ideal


Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
- Albert Einstein

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. - Howard Zinn

COMPASSION

Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live thoughtlessly and begins to devote himself to his life
with reverence in order to give it true value.
— Albert Schweitzer

6/10/2013

Quotes: Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD)


The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it.
- Plutarch

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

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

No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage.
Plutarch

Rest is the sweet sauce of labor.
Plutarch

So very difficult a matter is it to trace and find out the truth of anything by history.
Plutarch

The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it.
Plutarch

To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Plutarch

It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
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.
Plutarch, Lives

An old doting fool, with one foot already in the grave.
Plutarch, Morals

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

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

When the candles are out all women are fair.
Plutarch, Morals

In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD)

Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed than one is adversity.
Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD)

The giving of riches and honors to a wicked man is like giving strong wine to him that hath a fever.
Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD)

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 (46 AD - 120 AD)

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD)

Nor is it always in the most distinguished achievements that men's virtues or vices may be best discovered: but very often an action of small note, a short saying, or a jest, shall distinguish a person's real character more than the greatest sieges, or the most important battle.
Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD)

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 (46 AD - 120 AD)





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