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.
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Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
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Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope.
We make war that we may live in peace.
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The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
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Hope is the dream of a waking man.
The state is a creation of nature and man is by nature a political animal.
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