Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.
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He who hath many friends hath none.
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things...
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs...
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing...
Without friends no one would choose to live.
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my...
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity
Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we...
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.