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Aristotle

Aristotle
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.
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.
Wit is educated insolence.
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.