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
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are...
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for...
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good...
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs...
Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
The body is at its best between the ages of thirty and thirty-five; the mind...
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim...
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means...
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young...
A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.
It is clearly better that property should be private, but the use of it common;...
Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.