The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
Quote by Aristotle
Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.
Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice,...
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.
Happiness is activity.
Bad men are full of repentance.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of...
The law is reason, free from passion.
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing...
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who...
A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute....