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"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation." Talking 4.6 avg (19 votes)
"You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters." Youth 4.6 avg (11 votes)
"Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something." Talking 4.8 avg (37 votes)
"Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent." Money 3.5 avg (4 votes)
"There are three arts which are concerned with all things: one which uses, another which makes, and a third which imitates them." Art 5.0 avg (4 votes)
"The soul of man is immortal and imperishable." God 4.0 avg (7 votes)
"The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men." Good & Evil, Politics 4.8 avg (23 votes)
"The partisan, when he is engaged in a dispute, cares nothing about the rights of the question, but is anxious only to convince his hearers of his own assertions." Debate 3.8 avg (5 votes)
"The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways - I to die, and you to live. Which is better God only knows." Life & Death 4.8 avg (8 votes)
"The greatest wealth is to live content with little." Money 4.5 avg (10 votes)
"The greatest penalty of evildoing - namely, to grow into the likeness of bad men." Good & Evil 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life." Education 4.8 avg (9 votes)
"The beginning is the most important part of the work." Work 4.1 avg (8 votes)
"No human thing is of serious importance." Miscellaneous 5.0 avg (6 votes)
"No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death." Good & Evil 4.4 avg (7 votes)
"Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow." Success 4.3 avg (8 votes)
"Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?" Life & Death 3.0 avg (1 votes)
"Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it." Justice 4.6 avg (8 votes)
"Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil." Laws, Morality 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil." Education, Good & Evil 4.4 avg (15 votes)

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