You are what you repeatedly do

-Aristotle
Aristotle

Whatever we learn to do, we learn by actually doing it; men come to be builders, for instance, by building, and harp players by playing the harp. In the same way, by doing just acts we come to be just; by doing self-controlled acts, we come to be self-controlled ; and by doing brave acts, we become brave.

Aristotle
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

When the citizens at large administer the state for the common interest, the government is called by the generic name - a constitution.

Aristotle
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. Arist
Aristotle

It is better for a city to be governed by a good man than by good laws.

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Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Aristotle

Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved. Arist

Aristotle
Whereas the law is passionless, passion must ever sway the heart of man.
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Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.

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That in the soul which is called the mind is, before it thinks, not actually any real thing.