Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty - excusable, perhaps, when there is such great beauty, or at any rate understandable -should persist after the beauty was gone.
Quote by Aristotle
Society punishes rebels; nature kills them
We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether...
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best...
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are...
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
It is clearly better that property should be private, but the use of it common;...
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
The search for truth is in one way hard and in another way easy, for...
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things...
Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.
Without friends no one would choose to live.
I love America because America trusts me. When I go into a shop to buy...
Everyone has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a...
That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest