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Quotes: (ranking: 620th)
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"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)
"All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"All men desire to know." Philosophy 4.0 avg (11 votes)
"All virtue is summed up in dealing justly." Virtue 3.7 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)
"Bad men are full of repentance." Morality 4.0 avg (3 votes)
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age." Age 4.0 avg (3 votes)
"Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms." Government 4.5 avg (4 votes)
"Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit." Success 3.8 avg (4 votes)
"Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses and avoids." Morality 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others." Courage 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers." Democracy 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them." Virtue 4.6 avg (9 votes)
"Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil." Fear, Good & Evil 4.2 avg (12 votes)
"Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies." Friendship 4.7 avg (33 votes)
"Happiness depends upon ourselves." Happiness 4.3 avg (12 votes)
"Hope is a waking dream." Hope 4.4 avg (18 votes)
"Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit." Humor 4.9 avg (7 votes)
"I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law." Philosophy 4.8 avg (32 votes)
"If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost." Democracy, Government, Liberty 4.7 avg (10 votes)

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