Whatever we learn to do, we learn by actually doing it; men come to be builders, for instance, by building, and harp players by playing the harp. In the same way, by doing just acts we come to be just;…
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Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of...
Nature does nothing in vain.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because...
The soul can not think without a picture.
What is a friend? A single soul in two bodies.
The unfortunate need people who will be kind to them; the prosperous need people to...
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Education is the best provision for old age.
Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . ....
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
He who hath many friends hath none.
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less...
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he...
Most people would rather give than get affection.
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make...