Poetry is more philosophical and of higher value than history.
More Quotes from Aristotle:If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.
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.
Where some people are very wealthy and others have nothing, the result will be either extreme democracy or absolute oligarchy, or despotism will come from either of those excesses.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity
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I think humor is a very serious thing. I use it as a way of weakening the reader's defenses so that I can more easily take him to something more.
Beauty opened all the doors; it got me things I didn't even know I wanted, and things I certainly didn't deserve.