Lawgivers make the citizens food by training them in habits of right action - this is the aim of all legislation, and if it fails to do this it is a failure.



Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek

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If things do not turn out as we wish, we should wish for them as they turn out.

The end of labor is to gain leisure.

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

In constructing the plot and working it out with the proper diction, the poet should place the scene, as far as possible, before his eyes. In this way, seeing everything with the utmost vividness, as if he were a spectator of the action, he will discover what is in keeping with it, and be most unlikely to overlook inconsistencies.

Some animals utter a loud cry. Some are silent, and others have a voice, which in some cases may be expressed by a word; in others, it cannot. There are also noisy animals and silent animals, musical and unmusical kinds, but they are mostly noisy about the breeding season.

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.

A true friend is one soul in two bodies.

Inequality is everywhere at the bottom of faction, for in general faction arises from men's striving for what is equal.

If there are two definitive features of ancient Greek civilization, they are loquacity and competition.

Melancholy men, of all others, are the most witty.

Now to investigate whether Being is one and motionless is not a contribution to the science of Nature.

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

There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.

Neither by nature, then, nor contrary to nature do the virtues arise in us; rather we are adapted by nature to receive them, and are made perfect by habit.