Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the nonperformance of base ones.
Quote by Aristotle
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than...
Happiness may be defined as good fortune joined to virtue, or a independence, or as...
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought...
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim...
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Most people would rather give than get affection.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . ....
Man punishes the action, but God the intention
The state is a creation of nature and man is by nature a political animal.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are...
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way. You become just by...
Don't think, just do.
Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.
Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of the characters I've played....
I hold a beast, an angel and a madman in me, and my enquiry is...
God is a philosophical black hole, the point where reason breaks down.