Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Quote by Aristotle
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his...
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than...
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes : chance, nature, compulsion,...
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty - excusable, perhaps, when there is such great...
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best...
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are...
Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less...
What is a friend? A single soul in two bodies.
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with...
Accidents, try to change them -- it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.