Where some people are very wealthy and others have nothing, the result will be either extreme democracy or absolute oligarchy, or despotism will come from either of those excesses.
Quote by Aristotle
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In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
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