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Aristotle
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This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own. Aristotle
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Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil - and, if they cannot, feel they have lost their liberty. Aristotle
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Knowing what is right does not make sagacious man. Aristotle
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The man who gets angry at the right things and with the right people, and in the right way and at the right time and for the right length of time, is commended. Aristotle
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It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible. Aristotle
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To write well, express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or, think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do. Aristotle
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...happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it... Aristotle
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No one finds fault with defects which are the result of nature. Aristotle
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A fool contributes nothing worth hearing and takes offense at everything. Aristotle
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Adoration is made out of a solitary soul occupying two bodies. Aristotle
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But what is happiness? If we consider what the function of man is, we find that happiness is a virtuous activity of the soul. Aristotle
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A city is composed of different kinds of men; similar people cannot bring a city into existence. Aristotle
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A man is his own best friend; therefore he ought to love himself best. Aristotle
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Injustice results as much from treating unequals equally as from treating equals unequally. Aristotle
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A democracy when put to the strain grows weak, and is supplanted by Oligarchy. Aristotle
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The souls ability to nourish itself lies in the heart. Aristotle
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To the size of the state there is a limit, as there is to plants, animals and implements, for none of these retain their facility when they are too large. Aristotle
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The purpose of art is to represent the meaning of things. This represents the true reality, not external aspects. Aristotle
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Speech is the representation of the mind, and writing is the representation of speech. Aristotle
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A true friend is one soul divided into two people. Aristotle
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For through wondering human beings now and in the beginning have been led to philosophizing. Aristotle
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A man becomes a friend whenever being loved he loves in return. Aristotle
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When the looms spin by themselves, we'll have no need for slaves. Aristotle
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There is no such thing as committing adultery with the right woman, at the right time, and in the right way, for it is simply WRONG. Aristotle
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And this lies in the nature of things: What people are potentially is revealed in actuality by what they produce. Aristotle
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Nothing is what rocks dream about Aristotle
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When the citizens at large administer the state for the common interest, the government is called by the generic name - a constitution. Aristotle
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The citizens begin by giving up some part of the constitution, and so with greater ease the government change something else which is a little more important, until they have undermined the whole fabric of the state. Aristotle
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The same things are best both for individuals and for states, and these are the things which the legislator ought to implant in the minds of his citizens. Aristotle
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Now the greatest external good we should assume to be the thing which we offer as a tribute to the gods, and which is most coveted by men of high station, and is the prize awarded for the noblest deeds; and such a thing is honor, for honor is clearly the greatest of external goods. Aristotle
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The state or political community, which is the highest of all, and which embraces all the rest, aims at good in a greater degree than any other, and at the highest good. Aristotle
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There are three qualifications required in those who have to fill the highest offices, - (1) first of all, loyalty to the established constitution; (2) the greatest administrative capacity; (3) virtue and justice of the kind proper to each form of government. Aristotle
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Neither should we forget the mean, which at the present day is lost sight of in perverted forms of government; for many practices which appear to be democratical are the ruin of democracies, . . Those who think that all virtue is to be found in their own party principles push matters to extremes; they do not consider that disproportion destroys a state. Aristotle
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It must not be supposed that happiness will demand many or great possessions; for self-sufficiency does not depend on excessive abundance, nor does moral conduct, and it is possible to perform noble deeds even without being ruler of land and sea: one can do virtuous acts with quite moderate resources. This may be clearly observed in experience: private citizens do not seem to be less but more given to doing virtuous actions than princes and potentates. It is sufficient then if moderate resources are forthcoming; for a life of virtuous activity will be essentially a happy life. Aristotle
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Most men appear to think that the art of despotic government is statesmanship, and what men affirm to be unjust and inexpedient in their own case they are not ashamed of practicing towards others; they demand just rule for themselves, but where other men are concerned they care nothing about it. Such behavior is irrational; unless the one party is, and the other is not, born to serve, in which case men have a right to command, not indeed all their fellows, but only those who are intended to be subjects; just as we ought not to hunt mankind, whether for food or sacrifice . . Aristotle
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Laws, when good, should be supreme; and that the magistrate or magistrates should regulate those matters only on which the laws are unable to speak with precision owing to the difficulty of any general principle embracing all particulars. Aristotle
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Two characteristic marks have above all others been recognized as distinguishing that which has soul in it from that which has not - movement and sensation. Aristotle
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All food must be capable of being digested, and that what produces digestion is warmth; that is why everything that has soul in it possesses warmth. Aristotle
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There are two distinctive peculiarities by reference to which we characterize the soul (1) local movement and (2) thinking, discriminating, and perceiving. Thinking both speculative and practical is regarded as akin to a form of perceiving; for in the one as well as the other the soul discriminates and is cognizant of something which is. Aristotle
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We have divided the Virtues of the Soul into two groups, the Virtues of the Character and the Virtues of the Intellect. Aristotle
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[Prudence] is the virtue of that part of the intellect [the calculative] to which it belongs; and . . . our choice of actions will not be right without Prudence any more than without Moral Virtue, since, while Moral Virtue enables us to achieve the end, Prudence makes us adopt the right means to the end. Aristotle
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A human being is a naturally political [animal]. Aristotle
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It is a part of probability that many improbable things will happen. Aristotle
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It would be wrong to put friendship before the truth. Aristotle
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When several villages are united in a single complete community, large enough to be nearly or quite self-sufficing, the state comes into existence, originating in the bare needs of life, and continuing in existence for the sake of a good life. Aristotle
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Art is identical with a state of capacity to make, involving a true course of reasoning. Aristotle
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Either a beast or a god. Aristotle
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A very populous city can rarely, if ever, be well governed. Aristotle
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As often as we do good, we offer sacrifices to God. Aristotle
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When there is no middle class, and the poor greatly exceed in number, troubles arise, and the state soon comes to an end. Aristotle
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The man with a host of friends who slaps on the back everybody he meets is regarded as the friend of nobody. Aristotle
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Remember that time slurs over everything, let all deeds fade, blurs all writings and kills all memories. Exempt are only those which dig into the hearts of men by love. Aristotle
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First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. Aristotle
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Teachers, who educate children, deserve more honour than parents, who merely gave them birth; for the latter provided mere life, while the former ensure a good life. Aristotle
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Melancholy men of all others are most witty, which causeth many times a divine ravishment, and a kinde of Enthusiasmus, which stirreth them up to bee excellent Philosophers, Poets, Prophets, etc. Aristotle
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If you see a man approaching with the obvious intent of doing you good, run for your life. Consider pleasures as they depart, not as they come. Aristotle
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The true friend of the people should see that they be not too poor, for extreme poverty lowers the character of the democracy. Aristotle
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It is no part of a physician's business to use either persuasion or compulsion upon the patients. Aristotle
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Men are good in but one way, but bad in many. Aristotle
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As our acts vary, our habits will follow in their course. Aristotle
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What is the highest good in all matters of action? To the name, there is almost complete agreement; for uneducated and educated alike call it happiness, and make happiness identical with the good life and successful living. They disagree, however, about the meaning of happiness. Aristotle
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The soul is characterized by these capacities; self-nutrition, sensation, thinking, and movement. Aristotle
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Plato is my friend, but truth is a better friend. Aristotle
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Some vices miss what is right because they are deficient, others because they are excessive, in feelings or in actions, while virtue finds and chooses the mean. Aristotle
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Yet the true friend of the people should see that they be not too poor, for extreme povery lowers the character of the democracy; measures therefore should be taken which will give them lasting prosperity; and as this is equally the interest of all classes, the proceeds of the public revenues should be accumulated and distributed among its poor, if possible, in such quantities as may enable them to purchase a little farm, or, at any rate, make a beginning in trade or husbandry. Aristotle
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Intuition is the source of scientific knowledge. Aristotle
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All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established. Aristotle
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Happiness is the highest good Aristotle
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Happiness lies in virtuous activity, and perfect happiness lies in the best activity, which is contemplative Aristotle
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Emotions of any kind can be evoked by melody and rhythm; therefore music has the power to form character. Aristotle
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