The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Quote by Aristotle
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are...
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for...
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs...
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my...
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for...
Well begun is half done.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young...
Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics.
Adventure is worthwhile.
The search for truth is in one way hard and in another way easy, for...
He who hath many friends hath none.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements...
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Wit is educated insolence.