The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is…
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Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them;...
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way. You become just by...
The secret to humor is surprise.
Change in all things is sweet.
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects; for it...
Adventure is worthwhile.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us,...
Bad men are full of repentance.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are...
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make...
The law is reason, free from passion.
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the...
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.