Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the non-performance of base ones.
Quote by Aristotle
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views...
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Bad men are full of repentance.
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make...
The two qualities which chiefly inspire regard and affection [are] that a thing is your...
The aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things, but their...
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through...
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
The law is reason free from passion
Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it...
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality...
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right...
Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by...
Anger blows out the lamp of the mind
The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, of action.