It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.
Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
Educated men are as much superior to uneducated men as the living are to the dead.
Source: Diogenes Laeritius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, book V
Education is the best provision for old age.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Every science and every inquiry, and similarly every activity and pursuit, is thought to aim at some good.
Source: Nicomachean Ethics, book I
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Dissimilarity of habit tends more than anything to destroy affection.
Sophocles said he drew men as they ought to be, and Euripides as they were.
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