Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.
Quote by Aristotle
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Wit is cultured insolence.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
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The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
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