Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
Quote by Aristotle
Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...
The secret to humor is surprise.
The body is at its best between the ages of thirty and thirty-five; the mind...
We make war that we may live in peace.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
No one loves the man whom he fears.
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
The unfortunate need people who will be kind to them; the prosperous need people to...
What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are...
Our account does not rob mathematicians of their science, by disproving the actual existence of...
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Man is naturally a political animal.
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.