Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person at the right time, and for the right purpose and in the right way - that is not within everyone's power and that is not easy.
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost.
[T]he line between lawful and unlawful abortion will be marked by the fact of having sensation and being alive.
What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The soul never thinks without a mental picture.
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
We are what we repeatedly do.
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.
Beauty is the gift of God.