There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
Quote by Aristotle
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion;...
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go...
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
We make war that we may live in peace.
Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard
Society punishes rebels; nature kills them
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
The arousing of prejudice, pity, anger, and similar emotions has nothing to do with the...
Hope is a waking dream.
It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled...
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
Well begun is half done.
Philosophy is the science which considers truth
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right...
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us,...