The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper
Quote by Aristotle
Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the non-performance...
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim...
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
It is clearly better that property should be private, but the use of it common;...
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies
Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient
The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements...
We cannot ... prove geometrical truths by arithmetic.
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
Genius is only a greater aptitude for patience.
To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to...
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in...
A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.