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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A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of...
The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he...
This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects; for it...
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way. You become just by...
The goal of war is peace, of business, leisure
Where some people are very wealthy and others have nothing, the result will be either...
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are...
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of...
Man is by nature a political animal.
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The mass of mankind are evidently slavish in their tastes, preferring a life suitable to...
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my...
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.