Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.
Quote by Aristotle
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less...
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity
This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it...
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
All men by nature desire to know.
Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the nonperformance...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
Wit is educated insolence.
Happiness may be defined as good fortune joined to virtue, or a independence, or as...
Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice,...
To the query, ''What is a friend?'' his reply was ''A single soul dwelling in...
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things...