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The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

by Plutarch Found in: Intelligence Quotes,
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What, did you not know, then, that to-day Lucullus dines with
Lucullus?

What, did you not know, then, that to-day Lucullus dines with
Lucullus?

by Plutarch Found in: Eating Quotes,
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It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against
another man's oration,--nay, it is a very read more

It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against
another man's oration,--nay, it is a very easy matter; but to
produce a better in its place is a work extremely troublesome.

by Plutarch Found in: Oratory Quotes,
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For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is
at least human.

For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is
at least human.

by Plutarch Found in: Errors Quotes,
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I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that read more

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

by Plutarch Found in: Friendship Quotes,
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