"All by nature desire knowledge.""
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies."
"Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them."
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit."
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
"Count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self. "
"The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper."