That in the soul which is called mind (by mind I mean that whereby the soul thinks and judges) is, before it thinks, not actually any real thing. For this reason it cannot reasonably be regarded as blended with the body

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Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.

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Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
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The bad man is continually at war with, and in opposition to, himself.

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All three states - the Lacedaemonian, the Cretan, and the Carthaginian - nearly resemble one another, and are very different from any others. Many of the Carthaginian institutions are excellent. The superiority of their constitution is proved by the fact that the common people remains loyal to the constitution; the Carthaginians have never had any rebellion worth speaking of, and have never been under the rule of a tyrant.
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Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle 1

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It is likely that unlikely things should happen
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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.

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In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. Arist
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The best way to teach morality is to make it a habit with children.

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Character gives us qualities, but it is in actions - what we do - that we are happy or the reverse. ... All human happiness and misery take the form of action.