Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . . . Now a whole is that which has a beginning, a middle, and an end.
Quote by Aristotle
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
The secret to humor is surprise.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Where some people are very wealthy and others have nothing, the result will be either...
The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men.
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us,...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The law is reason, free from passion.
Education is the best provision for old age.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality...
Beauty is the gift of God.
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
It concerns us to know the purposes we seek in life, for then, like archers...
After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a...
No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want...