Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
Quote by Aristotle
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the nonperformance...
Adventure is worthwhile.
Education is the best provision for old age.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as...
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality...
The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for...
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them;...
Without friends no one would choose to live.
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature,...
The law is reason free from passion
The law is reason, free from passion.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then...
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Man is by nature a political animal.