What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
Quote by Aristotle
The arousing of prejudice, pity, anger, and similar emotions has nothing to do with the...
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as...
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all other things in...
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my...
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
People generally despise where they flatter
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . ....
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim...
Man punishes the action, but God the intention
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for...
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor...
Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then...