A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property, and vulgar employment
Quote by Aristotle
All men by nature desire to know.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of...
We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether...
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Beauty is the gift of God.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
Teachers who educate children deserve more honor than parents who merely gave birth; for bare...
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
He who hath many friends hath none.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for...
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
At his best man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice...
We live in deeds, not years: In thoughts not breaths; In feelings, not in figures...
The desire for friendship comes quickly. Friendship does not.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he...
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
The fact that poetry is not of the slightest economic or political importance, that is...
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.