No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Quote by Aristotle
Most people would rather get than give affection
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion;...
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
The goal of war is peace, of business, leisure
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all other things in...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
Without friends no one would choose to live.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient
The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms...
Limits exist only in the mind
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
The so-called Pythagoreans, who were the first to take up mathematics, not only advanced this...
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them;...
Life is a long lesson in humility.
The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless...