Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing
Quote by Aristotle
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best...
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied mathematics.
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature,...
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Happiness may be defined as good fortune joined to virtue, or a independence, or as...
Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
Without friends no one would choose to live.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
The body is most fully developed [at] from thirty to thirty-five years of age, the...
The aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things, but their...
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure...
The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.