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
We make war that we may live in peace.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit,...
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
He who hath many friends hath none.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
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.
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the...
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.