Teachers who educate children deserve more honor than parents who merely gave birth for bare life is furnished by the one, the other ensures a good life
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
The actuality of thought is life.
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Since the things we do determine the character of life, no blessed person can become unhappy. For he will never do those things which are hateful and petty.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
The mass of mankind are evidently slavish in their tastes, preferring a life suitable to beasts
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.
The quality of life is determined by its activities.
It concerns us to know the purposes we seek in life, for then, like archers aiming at a definite mark, we shall be more likely to attain what we want.
If there is some end of the things we do ... will not knowledge of it, have a great influence on life Shall we not, like archers who have a mark to aim at, be more likely to hit upon what we should If so, we must try, in outline at least, to determine what it is.
Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence
The vigorous are no better than the lazy during one half of life, for all men are alike when asleep.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.
Happiness may be defined as good fortune joined to virtue, or a independence, or as a life that is both agreeable and secure
Life is full of chances and changes, and the most prosperous of men may...meet with great misfortunes.
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