The law is reason, free from passion.
Quote by Aristotle
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor...
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The soul never thinks without a picture.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through...
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right...
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which...
Society punishes rebels; nature kills them
Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be...
The more interesting life becomes, in other words, the more boredom we are doomed to...