The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Quote by Aristotle
Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . ....
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful,...
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
Happiness is activity.
Man is naturally a political animal.
The arousing of prejudice, pity, anger, and similar emotions has nothing to do with the...
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true...
Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Old habits are strong and jealous
When people say, 'When I was little I...' and I'm just sitting there awkwardly like,...