Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Quote by Aristotle
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less...
It is easy to fly into a passion - anybody can do that - but...
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...
This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects; for it...
The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men.
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are...
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
Well begun is half done.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit,...
Poverty is the parent of revolution
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The goal of war is peace, of business, leisure
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make...
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them,...
Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to...
There can be no high civility without a deep morality