The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Quote by Aristotle
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A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
He who hath many friends hath none.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
The state comes into existence for the sake of life and continues to exist for the sake of good life.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
We make war that we may live in peace.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
Nature gives you the face you have at twenty it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
The absolute transformation of everything that we ever thought about music will take place within 10 years, and nothing is going to be able to stop it. I see absolutely no point in pretending that it's not going to happen. I'm fully confident that copyright, for instance, will no longer exist in 10 years.
Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture.
Junk food drags you down.
The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.
The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
Well, the chairman of Federal Reserve just made his move to rescue Barack Obama. We're gonna have QE3. We're gonna print some more money.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.
Sleeping, we image what awake we wish; Dogs dream of bones, and fishermen of fish.