Best Quotes by Plutarch (Top 10)

  1. The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
  2. I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
  3. An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
  4. What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
  5. Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
  6. To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
  7. The poor go to war, to fight and die for the delights, riches, and superfluities of others.
  8. To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
  9. The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it.
  10. Neither blame or praise yourself.

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