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Aristotle
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Our characters are the result of our conduct. Aristotle
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The intention makes the crime. Aristotle
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Nor was civil society founded merely to preserve the lives of its members; but that they might live well: for otherwise a state might be composed of slaves, or the animal creation... nor is it an alliance mutually to defend each other from injuries, or for a commercial intercourse. But whosoever endeavors to establish wholesome laws in a state, attends to the virtues and vices of each individual who composes it; from whence it is evident, that the first care of him who would found a city, truly deserving that name, and not nominally so, must be to have his citizens virtuous. Aristotle
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They who have drunk beer, fall on their back, but there is a peculiarity in the effects of the drink made from barley, for they that get drunk on other intoxicating liquors fall on all parts of their body, they fall on the left side, on the right side, on their faces, and and on their backs. But it is only those who get drunk on beer that fall on their backs with their faces upward. Aristotle
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What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good. Aristotle
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We ought, so far as it lies within our power, to aspire to immortality, and do all that we can to live in conformity with the highest that is within us; for even if it is small in quantity, in power and preciousness, it far excels all the rest. Aristotle
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The seat of the soul and the control of voluntary movement - in fact, of nervous functions in general, - are to be sought in the heart. The brain is an organ of minor importance. Aristotle
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The greatest thing by far is to be a master of metaphor; it is the one thing that cannot be learned from others; and it is also a sign of genius, since a good metaphor implies an intuitive perception of the similarity of the dissimilar. Aristotle
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Whereas the law is passionless, passion must ever sway the heart of man. Aristotle
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If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence. Aristotle
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The energy or active exercise of the mind constitutes life. Aristotle
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The body is most fully developed from thirty to thirty-five years of age, the mind at about forty-nine. Aristotle
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It is evidently equally foolish to accept probable reasoning from a mathematician and to demand from a rhetorician demonstrative proofs. Aristotle
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A courageous person is one who faces fearful things as he ought and as reason directs for the sake of what is noble. Aristotle
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He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader. Aristotle
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Even the best of men in authority are liable to be corrupted by passion. We may conclude then that the law is reason without passion, and it is therefore preferable to any individual. Aristotle
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A friend is another I. Aristotle
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If the art of ship-building were in the wood, ships would exist by nature. Aristotle
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In order to be effective you need not only virtue but also mental strength. Aristotle
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To be ignorant of motion is to be ignorant of nature Aristotle
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Melancholy men, of all others, are the most witty. Aristotle
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Temperance and bravery, then, are ruined by excess and deficiency, but preserved by the mean. 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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Greed has no boundaries Aristotle
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Since we think we understand when we know the explanation, and there are four types of explanation (one, what it is to be a thing; one, that if certain things hold it is necessary that this does; another, what initiated the change; and fourth, the aim), all these are proved through the middle term. Aristotle
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Marriage is like retiring as a bachelor and getting a sexual pension. You don't have to work for the sex any more, but you only get 65% as much. Aristotle
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It is our choice of good or evil that determines our character, not our opinion about good or evil. Aristotle
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For the real difference between humans and other animals is that humans alone have perception of good and evil, just and unjust, etc. It is the sharing of a common view in these matters that makes a household and a state. Aristotle
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.. for desire is like a wild beast, and anger perverts rulers and the very best of men. Hence law is intelligence without appetition. Aristotle
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And this activity alone would seem to be loved for its own sake; for nothing arises from it apart from the contemplating, while from practical activities we gain more or less apart from the action. 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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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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Evil brings men together. Aristotle
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Have a definite, clear, practical ideal - a goal, an objective. Aristotle
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Yellow-colored objects appear to be gold Aristotle
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It is a part of probability that many improbable things will happen. Aristotle
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It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace. Aristotle
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...in this way the structure of the universe- I mean, of the heavens and the earth and the whole world- was arranged by one harmony through the blending of the most opposite principles. Aristotle
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To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man. Aristotle
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All Earthquakes and Disasters are warnings; there's too much corruption in the world Aristotle
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Wise people have an inward sense of what is beautiful, and the highest wisdom is to trust this intuition and be guided by it. Aristotle
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Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference. Aristotle
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A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side. Aristotle
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He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled. Aristotle
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Bad men are full of repentance. Aristotle
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We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action. Aristotle
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A friend is a second self. Aristotle
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All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth. Aristotle
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All learning is derived from things previously known. Aristotle
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The brave man, if he be compared with the coward, seems foolhardy; and, if with the foolhardy man, seems a coward. Aristotle
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For it is not true, as some treatise-mongers lay down in their systems, of the probity of the speaker, that it contributes nothing to persuasion; but moral character nearly, I may say, carries with it the most sovereign efficacy in making credible. Aristotle
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Bravery is a mean state concerned with things that inspire confidence and with things fearful ... and leading us to choose danger and to face it, either because to do so is noble, or because not to do so is base. But to court death as an escape from poverty, or from love, or from some grievous pain, is no proof of bravery, but rather of cowardice. Aristotle
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Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Aristotle
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Some animals are cunning and evil-disposed, as the fox; others, as the dog, are fierce, friendly, and fawning. Some are gentle and easily tamed, as the elephant; some are susceptible of shame, and watchful, as the goose. Some are jealous and fond of ornament, as the peacock. Aristotle
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Persuasion is clearly a sort of demonstration, since we are most fully persuaded when we consider a thing to have been demonstrated. Aristotle
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Should a man live underground, and there converse with the works of art and mechanism, and should afterwards be brought up into the open day, and see the several glories of the heaven and earth, he would immediately pronounce them the work of such a Being as we define God to be. Aristotle
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Everybody loves a thing more if it has cost him trouble: for instance those who have made money love money more than those who have inherited it. Aristotle
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It belongs to small-mindedness to be unable to bear either honor or dishonor, either good fortune or bad, but to be filled with conceit when honored and puffed up by trifling good fortune, and to be unable to bear even the smallest dishonor and to deem any chance failure a great misfortune, and to be distressed and annonyed at everything. Moreover the small-minded man is the sort of person to call all slights an insult and dishonor, even those that are due to ignorance or forgetfulness. Small-mindedness is accompanied by pettiness, querulousness, pessimism and self-abasement. Aristotle
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Anything that we have to learn to do we learn by the actual doing of it; People become builders by building and instrumentalists by playing instruments. Similarily, we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones. Aristotle
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Friendship is a thing most necessary to life, since without friends no one would choose to live, though possessed of all other advantages. Aristotle
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The actuality of thought is life. Aristotle
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Demonstration is also something necessary, because a demonstration cannot go otherwise than it does, ... And the cause of this lies with the primary premises/principles. Aristotle
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