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
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good...
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them;...
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements...
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.
The desire for friendship comes quickly. Friendship does not.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Most people would rather give than get affection.
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Education is the best provision for old age.
To the query, ''What is a friend?'' his reply was ''A single soul dwelling in...
Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice,...
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which...
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources
Not everything you want is everything you really need. The standard of society is motivated...
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
I am interested in madness. I believe it is the biggest thing in the human...
No profit grows where there is no pleasure taken