The happy life is thought to be one of excellence; now an excellent life requires exertion, and does not consist in amusement.
Quote by Aristotle
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Wit is cultured insolence.
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Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
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A friend to all is a friend to none.
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.