We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
Quote by Aristotle
Without friends no one would choose to live.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life...
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
It is clearly better that property should be private, but the use of it common;...
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views...
People generally despise where they flatter
There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
The desire for friendship comes quickly. Friendship does not.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements...
Man is by nature a political animal.
He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough...
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient...
The liturgy, like the feast, exists not to educate but to seduce people into participating...
Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never...