Encouraging Quotes by Confucius

March 26, 2016

Encouraging Quotes by the Chinese teacher & philosopher Confucius “Of all that Heaven produces and nourishes, there is none so great as man.” “Ceremonies are the first thing to be attended to in the practice of government.” “From the loving example of one family a whole State may become loving, and from its courtesies, courteous; while from the ambition and perverseness of the one man the whole State may be…


Encouraging Quotes by Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas
March 26, 2016

Encouraging Quotes by the Italian philosopher and theologian Thomas Aquinas “Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man’s own will.” “A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.” “Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good.” “Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.” “Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound…


Encouraging Quotes by Aristotle

February 24, 2016

Encouraging Quotes by the Greek philosopher Aristotle. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” “Hope is a waking dream.” “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” “No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” “Educating the mind without educating the…


Encouraging Quotes by Socrates

February 14, 2016

Encouraging Quotes by Greek philosopher Socrates “Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.” “He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” “I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties,…