Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
Quote by Aristotle
It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of...
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
Nature does nothing in vain.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs...
The law is reason, free from passion.
Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the non-performance...
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are...
It concerns us to know the purposes we seek in life, for then, like archers...
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best...
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then...
Happiness is activity.
There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied mathematics.
A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him...
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics...