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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Change in all things is sweet.
Hope is the dream of the waking man.
Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.
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Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
It concerns us to know the purposes we seek in life, for then, like archers...
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It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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Bad men are full of repentance.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
People generally despise where they flatter
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