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Aristotle
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The avarice of mankind is insatiable; at one time two obols was pay enough; but now, when this sum has become customary, men always want more and more without end. Aristotle
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Those who merely possess the goods of fortune may be haughty and insolent; . . . they try to imitate the great-souled man without being really like him, and only copy him in what they can, reproducing his contempt for others but not his virtuous conduct. For the great-souled man is justified in despising other people - his estimates are correct; but most proud men have no good ground for their pride. Aristotle
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When we look at the matter from another point of view, great caution would seem to be required. For the habit of lightly changing the laws is an evil, and, when the advantage is small, some errors both of lawgivers and rulers had better be left; the citizen will not gain so much by making the change as he will lose by the habit of disobedience. Aristotle
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What has soul in it differs from what has not, in that the former displays life. Now this word has more than one sense, and provided any one alone of these is found in a thing we say that thing is living. Living, that is, may mean thinking or perception or local movement and rest, or movement in the sense of nutrition, decay and growth. Hence we think of plants also as living, for they are observed to possess in themselves an originative power through which they increase or decrease in all spatial directions; Aristotle
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There's many a slip between the cup and the lip. Aristotle
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Every community is an association of some kind and every community is established with a view to some good; for everyone always acts in order to obtain that which they think good. But, if all communities aim at some good, 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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Rising before daylight is also to be commended; it is a healthy habit, and gives more time for the management of the household as well as for liberal studies. Aristotle
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Money originated with royalty and slavery, it has nothing to do with democracy or the struggle of the empoverished enslaved majority. Aristotle
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One kind of justice is that which is manifested in distributions of honour or money or the other things that fall to be divided among those who have a share in the constitution ... and another kind is that which plays a rectifying part in transactions. Aristotle
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To become an able man in any profession, there are three things necessary, - nature, study, and practice. Aristotle
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Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. Aristotle
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That which is in locomotion must arrive at the half-way stage before it arrives at the goal. (Travel over any finite distance can neither be completed nor begun, and so all motion must be an illusion.) Aristotle
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Our actions determine our dispositions. Aristotle
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If you prove the cause, you at once prove the effect; and conversely nothing can exist without its cause. Aristotle
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Happiness is something final and complete in itself, as being the aim and end of all practical activities whatever .... Happiness then we define as the active exercise of the mind in conformity with perfect goodness or virtue. Aristotle
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The coward calls the brave man rash, the rash man calls him a coward. Aristotle
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Neither old people nor sour people seem to make friends easily; for there is little that is pleasant in them... Aristotle
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Learning is not child's play; we cannot learn without pain. Aristotle
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Again, it is possible to fail in many ways (for evil belongs to the class of the unlimited and good to that of the limited), while to succeed is possible only in one way (for which reason also one is easy and the other difficult-to miss the mark easy, to hit it difficult); for these reasons also, then, excess and defect are characteristic of vice, and the mean of virtue; For men are good in but one way, but bad in many. Aristotle
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The law is reason unaffected by desire. Aristotle
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When you ask a dumb question, you get a smart answer. Aristotle
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...one Greek city state had a fundamental law: anyone proposing revisions to the constitution did so with a noose around his neck. If his proposal lost he was instantly hanged. Aristotle
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And happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace. Aristotle
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Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing. Aristotle
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All art, all education, can be merely a supplement to nature. Aristotle
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There must be in prudence also some master virtue. Aristotle
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A king ruleth as he ought, a tyrant as he lists, a king to the profit of all, a tyrant only to please a few. Aristotle
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Fate of empires depends on the education of youth Aristotle
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But also philosophy is not about perceptible substances they, you see, are prone to destruction. Aristotle
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There is only one condition in which we can imagine managers not needing subordinates, and masters not needing slaves. This condition would be that each (inanimate) instrument could do its own work. Aristotle
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He who has conferred a benefit on anyone from motives of love or honor will feel pain, if he sees that the benefit is received without gratitude. Aristotle
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For knowing is spoken of in three ways: it may be either universal knowledge or knowledge proper to the matter in hand or actualising such knowledge; consequently three kinds of error also are possible. Aristotle
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All men naturally desire knowledge. An indication of this is our esteem for the senses; for apart from their use we esteem them for their own sake, and most of all the sense of sight. Not only with a view to action, but even when no action is contemplated, we prefer sight, generally speaking, to all the other senses. The reason of this is that of all the senses sight best helps us to know things, and reveals many distinctions. Aristotle
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If then nature makes nothing without some end in view, nothing to no purpose, it must be that nature has made all of them for the sake of man. Aristotle
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A vivid image compels the whole body to follow. Aristotle
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This body is not a home, but an inn; and that only for a short time. Seneca Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Aristotle
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Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses and avoids. Aristotle
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They - Young People have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations; moreover, their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things - and that means having exalted notions. They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones: Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning - all their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently. They overdo everything - they love too much, hate too much, and the same with everything else. Aristotle
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One swallow does not make a spring, nor does one fine day. Aristotle
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What we expect, that we find. Aristotle
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Hence intellect[ual perception] is both a beginning and an end, for the demonstrations arise from these, and concern them. As a result, one ought to pay attention to the undemonstrated assertions and opinions of experienced and older people, or of the prudent, no less than to demonstrations, for, because the have an experienced eye, they see correctly. Aristotle
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It is easy to fly into a passion - anybody can do that - but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time and with the right object and in the right way - that is not easy, and it is not everyone who can do it. Aristotle
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Why do men seek honour? Surely in order to confirm the favourable opinion they have formed of themselves. Aristotle
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Teachers, who educate children, deserve more honor 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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The flute is not an instrument that has a good moral effect; it is too exciting. Aristotle
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For as the interposition of a rivulet, however small, will occasion the line of the phalanx to fluctuate, so any trifling disagreement will be the cause of seditions; but they will not so soon flow from anything else as from the disagreement between virtue and vice, and next to that between poverty and riches. Aristotle
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No great genius is without an admixture of madness. Aristotle
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1 is not prime, by definition. 2 is an unnatural prime, 4 is an unnatural prime, and 6 is an unnatural prime. All other natural primes cannot be unnatural primes. Aristotle
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The proof that you know something is that you are able to teach it Aristotle
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It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered. Aristotle
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Boundaries don't protect rivers, people do. Aristotle
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Our judgments when we are pleased and friendly are not the same as when we are pained and hostile. Aristotle
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Men cling to life even at the cost of enduring great misfortune. Aristotle
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Philosophy is the science which considers truth. Aristotle
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Nature does nothing without a purpose. In children may be observed the traces and seeds of what will one day be settled psychological habits, though psychologically a child hardly differs for the time being from an animal. Aristotle
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The things best to know are first principles and causes, but these things are perhaps the most difficult for men to grasp, for they are farthest removed from the senses ... Aristotle
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Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard. Aristotle
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Modesty is hardly to be described as a virtue. It is a feeling rather than a disposition. It is a kind of fear of falling into disrepute. Aristotle
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You are what you repeatedly do Aristotle
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It makes no difference whether a good man has defrauded a bad man, or a bad man defrauded a good man, or whether a good or bad man has committed adultery: the law can look only to the amount of damage done. Aristotle
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So it is naturally with the male and the female; the one is superior, the other inferior; the one governs, the other is governed; and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind. Aristotle
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Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime. Aristotle
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The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later. Aristotle
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Life is only meaningful when we are striving for a goal . Aristotle
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It has been handed down in mythical form from earliest times to posterity, that there are gods, and that the divine (Deity) compasses all nature. All beside this has been added, after the mythical style, for the purpose of persuading the multitude, and for the interests of the laws, and the advantage of the state. Aristotle
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The tyrant, who in order to hold his power, suppresses every superiority, does away with good men, forbids education and light, controls every movement of the citizens and, keeping them under a perpetual servitude, wants them to grow accustomed to baseness and cowardice, has his spies everywhere to listen to what is said in the meetings, and spreads dissension and calumny among the citizens and impoverishes them, is obliged to make war in order to keep his subjects occupied and impose on them permanent need of a chief. Aristotle
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Some men turn every quality or art into a means of making money; this they conceive to be the end, and to the promotion of the end all things must contribute. Aristotle
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The first essential responsibility of the state is control of the market-place: there must be some official charged with the duty of seeing that honest dealing and good order prevail. For one of the well-nigh essential activities of all states is the buying and selling of goods to meet their mutual basic needs; this is the quickest way to self-sufficiency, which seems to be what moves men to combine under a single constitution. Aristotle
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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle
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In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. Aristotle
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