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

The theory of evolution is outstandingly the most important theory in biology.

Mark Ridley, 1983

Great minds think alike, and fools seldom differ.


Rock journalism is people who can't write interviewing people who can't talk for people who can't read.

Frank Zappa

Vision looks inward and becomes duty.Vision looks outward and becomes aspiration.Vision looks upward and becomes faith.

Stephen S. Wise

Sometimes I get bored riding down the beautiful streets of L.A. I know it sounds crazy, but I just want to go to New York and see people suffer.

Donna Summer

When it's third and ten, you can take the milk drinkers and I'll take the whiskey drinkers every time.

Max McGee »

He admits there are two sides to every question: his own and the wrong side.

Channing Pollock »

You know, I think that if parents would spend less time worrying about what their kids watch on TV and more time worrying about what's going on in their kids' lives, this world would be a much better place.

Trey and Matt Stone Parker »