We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.
Quote by Aristotle
Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope.
A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.
The unfortunate need people who will be kind to them; the prosperous need people to...
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
The secret to humor is surprise.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men.
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements...
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes : chance, nature, compulsion,...
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the...
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his...
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten...