Hope is the dream of a waking man.

-Aristotle
Aristotle

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;

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Quid quid movetur ab alio movetur"(nothing moves without having been moved).
Aristotle

Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil and, if they cannot, feel they have lost their liberty.

Aristotle
The high-minded man is fond of conferring benefits, but it shames him to receive them.
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Choice not chance determines your destiny [my family motto...credited to Aristotle]

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Emotions of any kind are produced by melody and rhythm; therefore by music a man becomes accustomed to feeling the right emotions; music has thus the power to form character, and the various kinds of music based on various modes may be distinguished by their effects on character.
Aristotle

Greatness of spirit is to bear finely both good fourtune and bad, honor and disgrace, and not to think highly of luxury or attention or power or victories in contests, and to possess a certain depth and magnitude of spirit.

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A friend is a second self, so that our consciousness of a friend's existence...makes us more fully conscious of our own existence.
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It's the fastest who gets paid, and it's the fastest who gets laid.

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For this reason poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history.