Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property, and vulgar employments.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
While both [Plato and truth] are dear, piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)
We make war that we might live in peace.
With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
. . . Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.
Source: Politics, book III
One swallow does not make a summer?
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