Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
Quote by Aristotle
The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy...
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best...
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
The unfortunate need people who will be kind to them; the prosperous need people to...
He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough...
Teachers who educate children deserve more honor than parents who merely gave birth; for bare...
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary...
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as...
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
Hope is a waking dream
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
Man punishes the action, but God the intention
What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn...
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they...