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


I believe I shall,in some shape or other,always exist; and, with all the inconveniences human life is liable to, I shall not object to a new edition of mine, hoping, however, that the errata of the last may be corrected.

Benjamin Franklin

Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.

Robert G. Ingersoll

The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them.

Mark Twain

When two quarrel, both are to blame.

Dutch Proverb

Stan Bad guy can't win. It's a morality tale. One way or the other - he's gotta go down.

Swordfish

How can anyone govern a nation that has 246 different kinds of cheese

Charles De Gaulle »

Deliberation is the function of many, action is the function of one.

Charles De Gaulle »