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Aristotle

Aristotle
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
The life of money-making is one undertaken under compulsion, and wealth is evidently not the good we are seeking, for it is merely useful for the sake of something else.
All men by nature desire to know.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses and avoids.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
What lies in our power to do, lies in our power not to do.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Man is by nature a political animal.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.