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Ancient Greek Philosopher, Scientist and Physician, 384 BC-322 BC
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In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior
It concerns us to know the purposes we seek in life, for then, like archers aiming at a definite mark, we shall be more likely to attain what we want.
It is better for a city to be governed by a good man than by good laws.
It is better to rise from life as from a banquet - neither thirsty nor drunken
It is easy to fly into a passion - anybody can do that - but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time with the right object and in the right way - that is not easy, and it is not everyone who can do it
It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
It is more difficult to organize a peace than to win a war; but the fruits of victory will be lost if the peace is not organized.
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.
It is not sufficient to know what one ought to say, but one must also know how to say it
It is not the possessions but the desires of mankind which require to be equalized
It is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way.
It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.
It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favor but to be ready to do kindness to others.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
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.
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