The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
Quote by Aristotle
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
The search for truth is in one way hard and in another way easy, for...
Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful,...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
The unfortunate need people who will be kind to them; the prosperous need people to...
A friend to all is a friend to none.
The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control,...
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
Education is the best provision for old age.
Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . ....
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
The state is a creation of nature and man is by nature a political animal.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.