Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
Quote by Aristotle
A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property,...
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs...
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor...
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do...
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true...
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Life is full of chances and changes, and the most prosperous of men may...meet with...
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best...
Wit is cultured insolence.
But Nature flies from the infinite, for the infinite is unending or imperfect, and Nature...
Deviation from nature is deviation from happiness
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.