What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
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Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them;...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
To appreciate the beauty of a snow flake, it is necessary to stand out in...
The so-called Pythagoreans, who were the first to take up mathematics, not only advanced this...
The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do...
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means...
Good has two meanings: it means that which is good absolutely and that which is...
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young...
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements...
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
All men by nature desire to know.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.
It can be hard to break the friendship code of secrecy and make your friend...
Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends.