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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Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion;...
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...
The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
The secret to humor is surprise.
Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . ....
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
No one loves the man whom he fears.
We can do noble acts without ruling the earth and sea
Man is by nature a political animal.
Happiness is activity.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as...
Bad men are full of repentance.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...