Quotes

11 November 2014
God and nature do nothing in vain.
11 November 2014
All men by nature desire knowledge.
11 November 2014
For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.
11 November 2014
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
11 November 2014
For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.
11 November 2014
If happiness, then, is activity expressing virtue, it is reasonable for it to express the supreme virtue, which will be the virtue of the best thing.
11 November 2014
So it is naturally with the male and the female; the one is superior, the other inferior; the one governs, the other is governed; and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.
11 November 2014
Man is by nature a political animal.
11 November 2014
For as the interposition of a rivulet, however small, will occasion the line of the phalanx to fluctuate, so any trifling disagreement will be the cause of seditions; but they will not so soon flow from anything else as from the disagreement between virtue and vice, and next to that between poverty and riches.
11 November 2014
Governments which have a regard to the common interest are constituted in accordance with strict principles of justice, and are therefore true forms; but those which regard only the interest of the rulers are all defective and perverted forms, for they are despotic, whereas a state is a community of freemen.

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

4/13/2021 3:56:12 AM # 1.0.0.559