Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.
Quote by Aristotle
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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.
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.
I'd like to believe an accumulation of experience has made me a sort of a grown-up person, so I can have judgment and taste and whatever.
Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong.
My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.
The world is full of a lot of fear and a lot of negativity, and a lot of judgment. I just think people need to start shifting into joy and happiness. As corny as it sounds, we need to make a shift.
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
Along with the times Bear the truth, good, and right Do what ought. Be a man of justice and morals
We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
I don't hate humanity and I'm not interested in people who do. Although, it's funny, actually, some of my favorite writers really do. Like Martin Amis. My dirty secret. 'London Fields' is one of my favorite books ever. And it's indefensible! But he's so funny... I forgive him everything.
Technology is neutral: It convicts and finds innocents. We must make it a regularized part of the system, giving defendants access to DNA testing and evidence whenever it might be relevant.