Aphorisms by author: Plutarch

In human life there is a constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing.
By theme : Life
Character is simply habit long continued.
By theme : Character
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
By theme : Friendship
Philosophy is the art of living.
By theme : Life Philosophy
Themistocles said, - "The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern me; your son governs you."
By theme : Life Relations Society
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.
By theme : Knowledge Thought Wisdom
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
By theme : Behavior Happiness Relations
Men who marry wives very much superior to themselves are not so truly husbands to their wives as they are unawares made slaves to their position.
By theme : Husband Marriage Relations Wife
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
By theme : Vice
I don`t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
By theme : Friendship
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