He is his own best friend and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude.



Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek

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It is rather the case that we desire something because we believe it to be good than that we believe a thing to be good because we desire it. It is the thought that starts things off.

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

Comedy has had no history, because it was not at first treated seriously.

Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.

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.

We become brave by doing brave acts.

Wit is educated insolence.

What is the Good for man? It must be the ultimate end or object of human life: something that is in itself completely satisfying. Happiness fits this description…we always choose it for itself, and never for any other reason.

The student of politics must study the soul.

A friend is a second self, so that our consciousness of a friend's existence...makes us more fully conscious of our own existence.

A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

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.

We make war that we may live in peace.

It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.