Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not…
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Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for...
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
But Nature flies from the infinite, for the infinite is unending or imperfect, and Nature...
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
Philosophy is the science which considers truth
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice...
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion;...
Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them;...
Bad men are full of repentance.
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
You can do anything, but not everything.
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the...