My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Quote by Aristotle
Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil and, if they cannot,...
We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing...
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
The secret to humor is surprise.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of...
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right...
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
At his best man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice...
Education is the best provision for old age.
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which...
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion;...
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.