It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
Many excellent cooks are spoilt by going into the arts.
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence?
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Spirituality is rebellion; religiousness is orthodoxy. Spirituality is individuality; religiousness is just remaining part of the crowd psychology. Religiousness keeps you a sheep, and spirituality is a lion's roar.
During this period, with a series of excellent students, we further studied hyperon decays.
Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.
One man excels in eloquence, another in arms.
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious.
One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Somehow I think it was declared very early on that I was the - if not the black sheep of the family, not a very good student.
Do not use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies."
Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
There's always the hyena of morality at the garden gate, and the real wolf at the end of the street.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is a habit.
At the Sex Institute in Bloomington, Indiana, they were a phenomenal help, too. We went out there for a few days, and they gave us access to materials. And the biographies, there are four or five, ranging from very poor to excellent.
Don't use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies."
Bulgaria is the first state that has been awarded for its excellent fight against iodine deficiency by UNICEF.