The actuality of thought is life.

The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.

All proofs rest on premises.

We acquire a particular quality by acting in a particular way.

All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established.

Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.

The law is reason, free from passion.

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.

It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.

The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.

Cruel is the strife of brothers.

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.

Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.

Education is the best provision for old age.

Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.

It's best to rise from life like a banquet, neither thirsty or drunken.

Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Friendship is essentially a partnership.

The end of labor is to gain leisure.

Wit is educated insolence.

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.

Hope is the dream of a waking man.

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.

No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.

In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.

First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.

All men by nature desire to know.

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.

Happiness is a state of activity.

We cannot learn without pain.

To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.

It is possible to fail in many ways…while to succeed is possible only in one way.

No happy man can become miserable, for he will never do acts that are hateful and mean.

Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life: the whole aim and end of human existence.

We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.

Nature does nothing uselessly.

The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

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.

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.

What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.

A friend to all is a friend to none.

Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.

The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Man is the only animal capable of reasoning, though many others possess the faculty of memory and instruction in common with him.

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