In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
Quote by Aristotle
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Most people would rather give than get affection.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for...
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best...
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than...
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
Well begun is half done.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
The state is a creation of nature and man is by nature a political animal.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
It is an old and ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we...
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!