The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more, and to prevent the lower from getting more.
Quote by Aristotle
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Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
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A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
The secret to humor is surprise.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
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There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
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One must have chaos in one, to give birth to a dancing star.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.