Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.



Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek

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Give me a child until he is 7 and I will show you the man.

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.

And, generally speaking, all things are good which men deliberately choose to do.

Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.

Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion. This is not a function of any other art.

Nature does nothing without purpose or uselessly.

In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.

It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.

Persuasion is achieved by the speaker's personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. We believe good men more fully and more readily than others: this is true generally whatever the question is, and absolutely true where exact certainty is impossible and opinions are divided.

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.

Bad people...are in conflict with themselves; they desire one thing and will another, like the incontinent who choose harmful pleasures instead of what they themselves believe to be good.

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.

It is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way.