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
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means...
We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether...
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are...
The aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things, but their...
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all other things in...
The secret to humor is surprise.
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
It is easy to fly into a passion - anybody can do that - but...
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought...
If we can open your mind to laughter, we can slip in a little information
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!