What soon grows old? Gratitude.
Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)
Source: Diogenes Laeritius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, book V
Contributed by: Zaady
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
. . . happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it. . . .
If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.
Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)
Hope is a waking dream.
A good style must have an air of novelty, at the same time concealing its art.
A good style must, first of all, be clear. It must . . . be appropriate.
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
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