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Plutarch Quotes
Brief author info: Plutarch (c. a.d. 46-c. 120) Greek biographer and essayist.
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Character is inured habit.
Our nature holds so much envy and malice that our pleasure in our own advantages is not so great as our distress at others'.
If you live with a cripple, you will learn to limp.
We are more sensible of what is done against custom than against nature.
Nature without learning is blind, learning apart from nature is fractional, and practice in the absence of both is aimless.
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
Forgetfulness transforms every occurrence into a non-occurrence.
It is circumstance and proper measure that give an action its character, and make it either good or bad.
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.
The present offers itself to our touch for only an instant of time and then eludes the senses.
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