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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It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
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Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
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Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
You must get money to chase you, but never let it catch up.