Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
Quote by Aristotle
Most people would rather give than get affection.
Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful,...
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
The law is reason free from passion
Wit is educated insolence.
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views...
We live in deeds, not years: In thoughts not breaths; In feelings, not in figures...
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.
Nature does nothing in vain.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through...
Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty - excusable, perhaps, when there is such great...
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
He who hath many friends hath none.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make...