To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
Quote by Aristotle
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor...
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views...
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Man punishes the action, but God the intention
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of...
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just...
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
The desire for friendship comes quickly. Friendship does not.
The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the...
The gods too are fond of a joke.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality...
A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of...
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
Bad men are full of repentance.