"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."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Aristotle on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Aristotle on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Aristotle on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Aristotle on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Aristotle on Thomas Paine
"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."