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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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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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Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for read more

Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for, and with obscurity, for being unenvied.

by Plutarch Found in: Satisfaction Quotes,
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Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together yield themselves up read more

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 Plutarch Found in: Perseverance Quotes,
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He is a fool who lets slip a bird in the hand for a bird in the
bush.

He is a fool who lets slip a bird in the hand for a bird in the
bush.

by Plutarch Found in: Birds Quotes,
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