Memory is the scribe of the soul.



Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek

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

For though the wish for friendship comes quickly, friendship does not.

It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.

Happiness is activity of soul.

Teaching is the highest form of understanding.

The orator persuades by moral character when his speech is delivered in such a manner as to render him worthy of confidence; for we feel confidence in a greater degree and more readily in persons of worth in regard to everything in general, but where there is no certainty and there is room for doubt, our confidence is absolute.

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

He who is a citizen in a democracy will often not be a citizen in an oligarchy.

If there are several virtues the best and most complete or perfect of them will be the happiest one. An excellent human will be a person good at living life, living well and ‘beautifully'.

We are what we repeatively do. Success is not an action but a habit.

The actions from which [virtue] was produced are also those in which it is exercised.

For 'activity in conformity with virtue' involves virtue.

Friends are an aid to the young, to guard them from error; to the elderly, to attend to their wants and to supplement their failing power of action; to those in the prime of life, to assist them to noble deeds.

And by this very difference tragedy stands apart in relation to comedy, for the latter intends to imitate those who are worse, and the former better, than people are now.