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Ancient Greek Philosopher, Scientist and Physician, 384 BC-322 BC
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He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
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Hippocrates is an excellent geometer but a complete fool in everyday affairs.
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Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
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Hope is a waking dream.
Hope
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
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How many a dispute could have been deflated into a single paragraph if the disputants had dared to define their terms
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Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
Humor
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
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I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
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I say that habit's but a long practice, friend, And this becomes men's nature in the end
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If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.
ExcellenceHappiness
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.
DemocracyEqualityLibertySharing
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is Nature's way.
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If things do not turn out as we wish, we should wish for them as they turn out.
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In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
Democracy
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
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In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
Poverty
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
FriendsPovertyWeakness
In practical matters the end is not mere speculative knowledge of what is to be done, but rather the doing of it. It is not enough to know about Virtue, then, but we must endeavor to possess it, and to use it, or to take any other steps that may make
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In revolutions the occasions may be trifling but great interest are at stake.
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