Quotes by Cato the Elder, from Plutarch, Lives

Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.

Cato the Elder, from Plutarch, Lives

Other Great Authors

When the age of the Vikings came to a close, they must have sensed it. Probably, they gathered together one evening, slapped each other on the back and said, 'Hey, good job.'

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

History is made at night. Character is what you are in the dark.

Lord John Whorfin

And when the future hinges on the next words that are said, Don't let logic interfere, believe your heart instead.

Philip Robinson

Great men are not always idiots

Karen Elizabeth Gordon

My heart is pure as the driven slush.

Tallulah Bankhead

Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.

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Nobody ever outgrows Scripture the book widens and deepens with our years.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon »

I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.

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