If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.
Quote by Aristotle
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less...
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for...
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good...
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The secret to humor is surprise.
Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice,...
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy...
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
Men have a sufficient natural instinct for what is true, and usually do arrive at...
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements...
A good character carries with it the highest power of causing a thing to be...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
He is most powerful who has power over himself