"Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Aristotle on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Aristotle on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Aristotle on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Aristotle on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Aristotle on Joseph Stalin
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age."
"Education is the best provision for old age."
"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."
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."
"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."