People generally despise where they flatter
Quote by Aristotle
The weaker are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to...
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property,...
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary...
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than...
But Nature flies from the infinite, for the infinite is unending or imperfect, and Nature...
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Most people would rather give than get affection.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
He who hath many friends hath none.
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task...
Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the...
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
The people starve because those above them eat too much tax-grain. That is the only...
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.