Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
Quote by Aristotle
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Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Education is the best provision for old age.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
In a democracy, citizens pass judgment on their government, and if they are kept in the dark about what their government is doing, they cannot be in a position to make well-grounded decisions.
Society lives by faith, and develops by science.
The world is not yet exhaused; let me see something tomorrow which I never saw before.
It's cool now to play golf.
I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn't matter what you do, or who you are or where you live there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.
There's nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
Design and technology should be the subject where mathematical brainboxes and science whizzkids turn their bright ideas into useful products.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.