We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Quote by Aristotle
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
What is a friend? A single soul in two bodies.
The two qualities which chiefly inspire regard and affection [are] that a thing is your...
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
The desire for friendship comes quickly. Friendship does not.
Man is by nature a political animal.
The weaker are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to...
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
We make war that we may live in peace.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way. You become just by...
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history...
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought...