Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
Quote by Aristotle
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through...
Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful,...
Happiness is activity.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be...
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he...
The goal of war is peace, of business, leisure
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
The law is reason, free from passion.
Philosophy is the science which considers truth
It is more difficult to organize a peace than to win a war; but the...
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of...
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim...
We live in deeds, not years: In thoughts not breaths; In feelings, not in figures...
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views...
He who hath many friends hath none.
There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.