It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
A whole is that which has beginning middle and end.
Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.
Excellence is not an act, but habit.
Virtue is a greater good than honour; and one might perhaps accordingly suppose that virtue rather than honour is the end of the political life.
Nature does nothing without purpose or uselessly.
Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.
Our first presupposition must be that in nature nothing acts on, or is acted on by, any other thing at random, nor may anything come from anything else, unless we mean that it does so in virtue of a concomitant attribute.