The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Quote by Aristotle
The gods too are fond of a joke.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit,...
He who hath many friends hath none.
The unfortunate need people who will be kind to them; the prosperous need people to...
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
The weaker are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to...
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all other things in...
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion;...
The body is at its best between the ages of thirty and thirty-five; the mind...
In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she...
Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.
Bad men are full of repentance.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the...
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.