Plutarch Quotes (233 quotes)
“By these criteria let Alexander also be judged! For from his words, from his deeds, and from the instruction' which he imparted, it will be seen that he was indeed a philosopher.”
On the Fortune Of Alexander, I, 4, 328B Loeb, F.C. Babbitt. - Moralia
Moralia (Morals), Of the Training of Children. Variant translation: "And to contract all in a word, rest is the sauce of labor"
'Morals,' 100 A.D.
Parallel Lives Lysander sec. 7
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Occupation: Philosopher, biographer, essayist, priest, ambassador, magistrate
Bio: Plutarch then named, on his becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, c. 46 120 AD, was a Greek historian, biographer, essayist, and Middle Platonist known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia. He was born to a prominent family in Chaeronea, Boeotia, a town about twenty miles east of Delphi.