We make war that we may live in peace.
Quote by Aristotle
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as...
Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but...
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their...
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things...
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good...
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
The secret to humor is surprise.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which...
Hope is a waking dream.
When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away; but it was the mark...
The gods too are fond of a joke.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes...
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other...