People generally despise where they flatter
Quote by Aristotle
To be successful, keep looking tanned, live in an elegant building (even if you're in...
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.
Wit is educated insolence.
We can do noble acts without ruling the earth and sea
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion;...
The goal of war is peace, of business, leisure
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit,...
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
The soul never thinks without a picture.
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make...
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the...
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true...
A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property,...
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.