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
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The soul never thinks without a picture.
A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property,...
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
He who hath many friends hath none.
We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether...
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control,...
Limits exist only in the mind
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor...
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Education is the best provision for old age.
We make war that we may live in peace.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.