“Whether if soul did not exist time would exist or not, is a question that may fairly be asked; for if there cannot be someone to count there cannot be anything that can be counted, so that evidently there cannot be number; for number is either what has been, or what can be, counted.”

~ Aristotle

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“The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.”

~ Aristotle

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“What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.”

~ Aristotle

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“All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.”

~ Aristotle

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“The end of labor is to gain leisure.”

~ Aristotle

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“Wise men speak when they have something to say, fools speak because they have to say something”

~ Aristotle

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“The Good of man is the active exercise of his souls faculties in conformity with excellence or virtue, or if there be several human excellences or virtues, in conformity with the best and most perfect among them.”

~ Aristotle

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“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”

~ Aristotle

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“Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.”

~ Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

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“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”

~ Aristotle

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“Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.”

~ Aristotle

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“Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.”

~ Aristotle

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“The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.”

~ Aristotle

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“No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.”

~ 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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“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.”

~ Aristotle

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 “The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.”

~ Aristotle

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“Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.”

~ Aristotle

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“Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.”

~ Aristotle

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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

~ Aristotle

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“What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do”

~ Aristotle

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“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.”

~ Aristotle

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“Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.”

~ Aristotle

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“Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.”

~ Aristotle

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“One thing alone not even God can do, To make undone whatever hath been done”

~ Aristotle

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“Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.”

~ Aristotle

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“It is better to rise from life as from a banquet — neither thirsty nor drunken.”

~ Aristotle

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“Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.”

~ Aristotle

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

~ Aristotle

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“Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.”

~ Aristotle

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“He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.”

~ Aristotle

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“Moral virtue is the quality of acting in the best way in relation to pleasures and pains, and that vice is the opposite.”

~ Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

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“Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics.”

~ Aristotle

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“We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.”

~ Aristotle

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“No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it.”

~ Aristotle

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“The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.”

~ Aristotle

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“Change in all things is sweet.”

~ Aristotle

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“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”

~ Aristotle

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“The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions.”

~ Aristotle

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“The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons”

~ Aristotle

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