The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Quote by Aristotle
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for...
Education is the best provision for old age.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Man is naturally a political animal.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Adventure is worthwhile.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
Wit is cultured insolence.
Yellow-colored objects appear to be gold
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as...
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make...
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature,...
The so-called Pythagoreans, who were the first to take up mathematics, not only advanced this...
Most people would rather get than give affection
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give...
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our...