Teachers who educate children deserve more honor than parents who merely gave birth; for bare life is furnished by the one, the other ensures a good life.
Quote by Aristotle
Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the...
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing
The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature,...
We make war that we may live in peace.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are...
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence,...
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought...
The weaker are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to...
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all other things in...
Man is naturally a political animal.
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are...