Plutarch Quotes (233 quotes)
“The abuse of buying and selling votes crept in and money began to play an important part in determining elections.”
The Roman Republic.
“But for the sake of some little mouthful of flesh, we deprive a soul of the sun and light and of that proportion of life and time it had been born into the world to enjoy.”
On the Eating of Flesh. - Moralia
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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.