Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Anacharsis NULL

Scythian Sage and Philosopher

"A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessings of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind."

"What is man's chief enemy? Each man is his own."

"The body is the soul's instrument, and the soul is God's instrument."

"The first draught serveth for health, the second for pleasure, the third for shame, and the fourth for madness."

"Wise men argue causes, and fools decide them."

"Written laws [are] like spiders’ webs, and would catch… the weak and poor, but easily be broken by the mighty and rich."