The arousing of prejudice, pity, anger, and similar emotions has nothing to do with the essential facts, but is merely a personal appeal to the man who is judging the case.
Quote by Aristotle
People generally despise where they flatter
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing
The law is reason, free from passion.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
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Man punishes the action, but God the intention
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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To the query, ''What is a friend?'' his reply was ''A single soul dwelling in...
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All men by nature desire to know.
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In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or...
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily...
To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes,...