Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Quote by Aristotle
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for...
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
He who hath many friends hath none.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the nonperformance...
This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it...
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
To enjoy the things we ought, and to hate the things we ought, has the...
Limits exist only in the mind
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of...
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right...
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.