Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
Quote by Aristotle
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary...
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as...
The soul never thinks without a picture.
Wit is cultured insolence.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are...
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.
We can do noble acts without ruling the earth and sea
Happiness is a sort of action.
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
The law is reason free from passion
All men by nature desire to know.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the...
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views...
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of...
Limits exist only in the mind
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons
He lives in fame that died in virtue's cause.
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know...