He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
Quote by Aristotle
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In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
But if nothing but soul, or in soul mind, is qualified to count, it is impossible for there to be time unless there is soul, but only that of which time is an attribute, i.e. if change can exist without soul.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.
Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
The more wit the less courage.
A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
I think music is the most phenomenal platform for intellectual thought.
You can't but know that if you can capture the emotions of the audience as well as their minds, the play will work better, because it's a narrative art form.
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.
The Bee Gees, to us, was the three brothers. In Maurice's name, we would respect that and not be the Bee Gees anymore.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life define yourself.
One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again.
I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.