He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
Quote by Aristotle
This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it...
Bad men are full of repentance.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence,...
Wit is cultured insolence.
The so-called Pythagoreans, who were the first to take up mathematics, not only advanced this...
Wit is educated insolence.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Democracy arose from mans thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are...
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young...
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them;...
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go...
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough...
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.