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
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
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Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old...
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us,...
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be...
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature,...
Happiness is activity.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim...
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.