A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing…
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Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the non-performance...
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The law is reason, free from passion.
Man is naturally a political animal.
Our account does not rob mathematicians of their science, by disproving the actual existence of...
Poverty is the parent of revolution
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through...
A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property,...
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than...
We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing...
All men by nature desire to know.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought...