The happy life is thought to be one of excellence; now an excellent life requires exertion, and does not consist in amusement.
Quote by Aristotle
Man punishes the action, but God the intention
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To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true...
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are...
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard
When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away; but it was the mark...
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young...
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Only lies and evil come from letting people off.
The sun also shines on the wicked
There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how...
There's a certain satisfaction in a little bit of pain.