The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Quote by Aristotle
The law is reason free from passion
For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some...
There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his...
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he...
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
To the query, ''What is a friend?'' his reply was ''A single soul dwelling in...
Man is naturally a political animal.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The more we depend on God the more dependable we find He is.
We need to exert ourselves that much more, and break out of the vicious cycle...
Art never comes from happiness.