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Ancient Greek Philosopher, Scientist and Physician, 384 BC-322 BC
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Educated men are as much superior to uneducated men as the living are to the dead.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Education is the best provision for old age.
Either a beast or a god.
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
Erection is chiefly caused by parsnips, artichokes, turnips, asparagus, candied ginger, acorns bruised to a powder drunk in muscatel
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
Every action must be due to one or other of seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reasoning, anger, or appetite.
Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.
Evil draws men together.
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.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
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.
For as the interposition of a rivulet, however small, will occasion the line of the phalanx to fluctuate, so any trifling disagreement will be the cause of seditions; but they will not so soon flow from anything else as from the disagreement between virtue and vice, and next to that between poverty and riches.
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
For this reason poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history
For what is the best choice for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.
Friends are an aid to the young, to guard them from error; to the elderly, to attend to their wants and to supplement their failing power of action; to those in the prime of life, to assist them to noble deeds.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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