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CHILO OF SPARTA (CHILON)
Greek one of Seven Sages
(early 6th century BC)

A youthful age is desirable, but aged youth is troublesome and grievous.
      - [Age]

As the touchstone tries gold, so gold tries men.
      - [Gold]

Consider the end.
      - his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,
        [Mottoes : Proverbs]

Have regard to the end.
  [Lat., Finem respice (or Respice finem).]
      - a translation of his saying [End]

He overcomes a stout enemy that overcomes his own anger.
      - [Self-control]

The three things most difficult are--to keep a secret, to forget an injury, and to make good use of leisure.
      - [Difficulties]

The tongue should not be suffered to outrun the mind.
      - [Tongue]


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