All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire.
Quote by Aristotle
The two qualities which chiefly inspire regard and affection [are] that a thing is your...
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope.
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the...
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
Wit is educated insolence.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less...
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to...
We make war that we may live in peace.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task...
It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make...
Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly...
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.