Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Quote by Aristotle
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are...
It is easy to fly into a passion - anybody can do that - but...
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less...
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements...
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness may be defined as good fortune joined to virtue, or a independence, or as...
Philosophy is the science which considers truth
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of...
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion;...
Wit is educated insolence.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then...
He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough...
We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right...
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.