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He [Cato] used to say that in all his life he never repented but
of three things. The first read more

He [Cato] used to say that in all his life he never repented but
of three things. The first was that he had trusted a woman with
a secret; the second that he had gone by sea when he might have
gone by land; and the third, that had passed one day without
having a will by him.

by Plutarch Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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Like watermen who look astern while they row the boat ahead.

Like watermen who look astern while they row the boat ahead.

by Plutarch Found in: Boating Quotes,
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When Demosthenes was asked what was the first part of Oratory, he
answered, "Action," and which was the second, read more

When Demosthenes was asked what was the first part of Oratory, he
answered, "Action," and which was the second, he replied,
"action," and which was the third, he still answered "Action."

by Plutarch Found in: Oratory Quotes,
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Rest: the sweet sauce of labor.

Rest: the sweet sauce of labor.

by Plutarch Found in: Rest Quotes,
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Time is the wisest of all counselors.

Time is the wisest of all counselors.

by Plutarch Found in: Time Quotes,
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