What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
Quote by Aristotle
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He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
The quality of life is determined by its activities.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
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Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Man is naturally a political animal.
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Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.