The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
Quote by Aristotle
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Nature does nothing in vain.
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While everybody else shakes my hand, you hold it.
No road is long with good company.