Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
Quote by Aristotle
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through...
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are...
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control,...
Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice,...
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means...
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than...
The quality of life is determined by its activities.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the...
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us,...
Education is the best provision for old age.
A friend to all is a friend to none.