Anger is always concerned with individuals, ... whereas hatred is directed also against classes: we all hate any thief and any informer. Moreover, anger can be cured by time; but hatred cannot. The one aims at giving pain to its object, the other at doing him harm; the angry man wants his victim to feel; the hater does not mind whether they feel or not.
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources.
A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end.
Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.
Happiness, whether consisting in pleasure or virtue, or both, is more often found with those who are highly cultivated in their minds and in their character, and have only a moderate share of external goods, than among those who possess external goods to a useless extent but are deficient in higher qualities.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worth-while to live
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
He overcomes a stout enemy who overcomes his own anger.
If some animals are good at hunting and others are suitable for hunting, then the Gods must clearly smile on hunting.
Yellow-colored objects appear to be gold
The most perfect political community must be amongst those who are in the middle rank, and those states are best instituted wherein these are a larger and more respectable part, if possible, than both the other; or, if that cannot be, at least than either of them separate.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
Yellow-colored objects appear to be gold.
We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.