A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
Quote by Aristotle
Self Restraint Quotes
Wit is cultured insolence.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old...
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to...
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his...
No one loves the man whom he fears.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for...
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he...
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources
The so-called Pythagoreans, who were the first to take up mathematics, not only advanced this...
The secret to humor is surprise.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Man is by nature a political animal.