Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
Quote by Aristotle
It is more difficult to organize a peace than to win a war; but the...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy...
People generally despise where they flatter
There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied mathematics.
The quality of life is determined by its activities.
We can do noble acts without ruling the earth and sea
The activity of happiness must occupy an entire lifetime; for one swallow does not a...
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but...
Nature does nothing in vain.
Hope is a waking dream.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
But Nature flies from the infinite, for the infinite is unending or imperfect, and Nature...
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his...
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of...