Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Quote by Aristotle
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Poverty is the parent of revolution
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources
Man punishes the action, but God the intention
The desire for friendship comes quickly. Friendship does not.
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Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which...
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through...
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than...
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
No one loves the man whom he fears.
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To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true...
To the query, ''What is a friend?'' his reply was ''A single soul dwelling in...
We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether...
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do...
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are...