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    Happiness comes from the perfect practice of virtue.
    — Aristotle
    tags: happiness  virtue 
     
    Happiness is a sort of action.
    — Aristotle
    tags: happiness  action 
     
    Happiness depends on ourselves.
    — Aristotle
    tags: happiness 
     
    Happiness is a state of activity.
    — Aristotle
    tags: happiness 
     
    All men seek one goal: success or happiness.
    — Aristotle
    tags: happiness  men  success 
     
    They should rule who are able to rule best.
    — Aristotle
    tags: rules 
     
    A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange. . . .Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not mere companionship.
    — Aristotle
    Those that deem politics beneath their dignity are doomed to be governed by those of lesser talents.
    — Aristotle
    tags: talent  dignity  politics 
     
    Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
    — Aristotle
    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.
    — Aristotle
    The gods too are fond of a joke.
    — Aristotle
    tags: god 
     
    The man with a host of friends who slaps on the back everybody he meets is regarded as the friend of nobody.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  friends 
     
    Friendship is a thing most necessary to life, since without friends no one would choose to live, though possessed of all other advantages.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friendship  live  friends 
     
    Neither old people nor sour people seem to make friends easily; for there is little that is pleasant in them...
    — Aristotle
    tags: people  friends 
     
    Distance does not break off the friendship absolutely, but only the activity of it.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friendship 
     
    We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends behave to us
    — Aristotle
    tags: friends  wishes 
     
    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.
    — Aristotle
    tags: power  friends  young 
     
    Between friends there is no need for justice, but people who are just still need the quality of friendship; and indeed friendliness is considered to be justice in the fullest sense.
    — Aristotle
    tags: justice  people  friends 
     
    The friendship of worthless people has a bad effect.But the friendship of the good is good, and increases in goodness because of their association. They seem even to become better men by exercising their friendship and improving each other; for the traits that they admire in each other get transferred to themselves.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friendship  men  people  goodness  bad 
     
    Between friends there is no need of justice.
    — Aristotle
    tags: justice  friends 
     
    Man's best friend is one who wishes well to the object of his wish for his sake, even if no one is to know of it.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friends  wishes 
     
    When people are friends, they have no need of justice, but when they are just, they need friendship in addition.
    — Aristotle
    Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
    — Aristotle
    tags: live  friends 
     
    Friendship is essentially a partnership.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friendship 
     
    Freedom is obedience to self- formulated rules.
    — Aristotle
    tags: freedom  rules 
     
    One who faces and who fears the right things and from the right motive, in the right way and at the right time, posseses character worthy of our trust and admiration.
    — Aristotle
    tags: character  fear  time  trust  right 
     
    The family is the association established by nature for the supply of man's everyday wants.
    — Aristotle
    tags: nature 
     
    Being a father is the most rewarding thing a man whose career has plateaued can do.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  career  father 
     
    Evils draw men together.
    — Aristotle
    tags: evil  men 
     
    Evil brings men together.
    — Aristotle
    tags: evil  men 
     
    He overcomes a stout enemy who overcomes his own anger.
    — Aristotle
    tags: enemies  anger  enemy 
     
    Not to know of what things one should demand demonstration, and of what one should not, argues want of education.
    — Aristotle
    tags: education 
     
    In educating the young we steer them by the rudders of pleasure and pain
    — Aristotle
    tags: pain  young  pleasure 
     
    Pay attention to the young, and make them just as good as possible.
    — Aristotle
    tags: young  attention 
     
    Teachers, who educate children, deserve more honour than parents, who merely gave them birth; for the latter provided mere life, while the former ensure a good life.
    — Aristotle
    tags: children  child  parent 
     
    Education and morals make the good man, the good statesman, the good ruler.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  education  morals 
     
    Education is the best provision for old age.
    — Aristotle
    tags: age  education 
     
    Learning is not child's play; we cannot learn without pain.
    — Aristotle
    tags: pain  learn  learning 
     
    To perceive is to suffer.
    — Aristotle
    A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property, and vulgar employments.
    — Aristotle
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