We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.
Quote by Aristotle
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my...
Man is by nature a political animal.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil and, if they cannot,...
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects; for it...
Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but...
Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature,...
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young...
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
Man punishes the action, but God the intention
There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
Nature does nothing in vain.
This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it...