By the mean of the thing I denote a point equally distant from either extreme, which is one and the same for everybody; by the mean relative to us, that amount which is neither too much nor too little, and this is not one and the same for everybody.

Aristotle

Aristotle

Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek

Some suggestions for you :

Life in accordance with intellect is best and pleasantest, since this, more than anything else, constitutes humanity.

One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.

Whether if soul did not exist time would exist or not, is a question that may fairly be asked; for if there cannot be someone to count there cannot be anything that can be counted, so that evidently there cannot be number; for number is either what has been, or what can be, counted.

Therefore, even the lover of myth is a philosopher; for myth is composed of wonder.

Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.

The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.

Further, the orator should be able to prove opposites, as in logical arguments.

The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later.

He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough to apprehend, but not to have, is a slave by nature.

The noble things and the just things, which the political art examines, admit of much dispute and variability, such that they are held to exist by law11 alone and not by nature.

If one way be better than other, that you may be sure is… Nature's way.

Character is that which reveals moral purpose, showing what kind of things a man chooses or avoids.

The megalopsychos cannot let anyone else, except a friend, determine his life. For that would be slavish; and this is why all flatterers are servile and inferior people are flatterers.

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.