The law is reason free from passion
Quote by Aristotle
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go...
The secret to humor is surprise.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit,...
When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away; but it was the mark...
Learning is not child's play; we cannot learn without pain
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best...
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
Beauty is the gift of God.
To be successful, keep looking tanned, live in an elegant building (even if you're in...
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less...
The bad man is continually at war with, and in opposition to, himself
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping.