The aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance
Quote by Aristotle
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he...
Democracy arose from mans thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
Wit is cultured insolence.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The activity of happiness must occupy an entire lifetime; for one swallow does not a...
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the...
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
Our account does not rob mathematicians of their science, by disproving the actual existence of...
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes : chance, nature, compulsion,...
The desire for friendship comes quickly. Friendship does not.
What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than...
Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful,...
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
As I say I don't want to kill myself, I just wouldn't mind dying.
I know you think you understand what you thought I said but I'm not sure...
Insanity is hereditary; you can get it from your children