We have divided the Virtues of the Soul into two groups, the Virtues of the Character and the Virtues of the Intellect.
A speaker who is attempting to move people to thought or action must concern himself with Pathos.
To perceive is to suffer.
Friendship is essentially a partnership. Arist
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. Aristotl
Nature does nothing in vain. Therefore, it is imperative for persons to act in accordance with their nature and develop their latent talents, in order to be content and complete.
We must become just be doing just acts.
No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it.
Some animals utter a loud cry. Some are silent, and others have a voice, which in some cases may be expressed by a word; in others, it cannot. There are also noisy animals and silent animals, musical and unmusical kinds, but they are mostly noisy about the breeding season.
Whether we will philosophize or we won't philosophize, we must philosophize.
There are some jobs in which it is impossible for a man to be virtuous.
The first principle of all action is leisure.
The body is at its best between the ages of thirty and thirty-five.
The seat of the soul and the control of voluntary movement - in fact, of nervous functions in general, - are to be sought in the heart. The brain is an organ of minor importance.
Indeed, we may go further and assert that anyone who does not delight in fine actions is not even a good man.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
Happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace.
Where some people are very wealthy and others have nothing, the result will be either extreme democracy or absolute oligarchy, or despotism will come from either of those excesses.
All art, all education, can be merely a supplement to nature.
Health is a matter of choice, not a mystery of chance
In educating the young we steer them by the rudders of pleasure and pain
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. 1
Happiness is the utilization of one's talents along lines of excellence.
...in this way the structure of the universe- I mean, of the heavens and the earth and the whole world- was arranged by one harmony through the blending of the most opposite principles.
The family is the association established by nature for the supply of man's everyday wants.
The goal of war is peace, of business, leisure
Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.
The beginning, as the proverb says, is half the whole.
Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.
In practical matters the end is not mere speculative knowledge of what is to be done, but rather the doing of it. It is not enough to know about Virtue, then, but we must endeavor to possess it, and to use it, or to take any other steps that may make.