The final cause, then, produces motion through being loved.
Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
The greatest thing is style. . . a mark of genius, for to make good metaphors implies an eye for resemblances.
The high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.
The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
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