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"Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies." Friendship 4.7 avg (33 votes)
"Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil." Fear, Good & Evil 4.2 avg (12 votes)
"Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them." Virtue 4.6 avg (9 votes)
"Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers." Democracy 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others." Courage 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses and avoids." Morality 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit." Success 3.8 avg (4 votes)
"Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms." Government 4.5 avg (4 votes)
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age." Age 4.0 avg (3 votes)
"Bad men are full of repentance." Morality 4.0 avg (3 votes)
"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy." Anger 4.8 avg (26 votes)
"All virtue is summed up in dealing justly." Virtue 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"All men desire to know." Philosophy 4.0 avg (11 votes)
"All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side." Government 4.9 avg (27 votes)

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