He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude
Quote by Aristotle
The gods too are fond of a joke.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go...
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.
The secret to humor is surprise.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
In practical matters the end is not mere speculative knowledge of what is to be...
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young...
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing...
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing
It is more difficult to organize a peace than to win a war; but the...
Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . ....
One of the tragedies of modern times is that people have come to believe that...
The tragedy is that so many have ambition and so few have ability