If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.
Quote by Aristotle
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Beauty is the gift of God.
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What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies
What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
The mother of revolution and crime is poverty
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Man is naturally a political animal.
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Hope is the dream of a waking man.
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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little...
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is...