The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Quote by Aristotle
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all other things in...
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit,...
Happiness is a sort of action.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality...
Hope is a waking dream
He who hath many friends hath none.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Philosophy is the science which considers truth
Education is the best provision for old age.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements...
The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as...
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Good has two meanings: it means that which is good absolutely and that which is...
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is...