Long-lived persons have one or two lines which extend through the whole hand; short-lived persons have two lines not extending through the whole hand.

-Aristotle
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It would then be most admirably adapted to the purposes of justice, if laws properly enacted were, as far as circumstances admitted, of themselves to mark out all cases, and to abandon as few as possible to the discretion of the judge.

Aristotle
Quitting smoking is rather a marathon than a sprint. It is not a one-time attempt, but a longer effort
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There are branches of learning and education which we must study merely with a view to leisure spent in intellectual activity, and these are to be valued for their own sake; whereas those kinds of knowledge which are useful in business are to be deemed necessary, and exist for the sake of other things.

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Men are marked from the moment of birth to rule or be ruled.
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In order to be effective you need not only virtue but also mental strength.

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He who is by nature not his own but another's man is by nature a slave.
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That body is heavier than another which, in an equal bulk, moves downward quicker.

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It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.
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Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. Aristotl

Aristotle
Great and frequent reverses can crush and mar our bliss both by the pain they cause and by the hindrance they offer to many activities. Yet nevertheless even in adversity nobility shines through, when a man endures repeated and severe misfortune with patience, not owing to insensibility but from generosity and greatness of soul.