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follow site No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.

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Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.

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Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.

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Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.

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Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.

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It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.

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For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.

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Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.

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We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.

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We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.

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He who can be, and therefore is, another’s, and he who participates in reason enough to apprehend, but not to have, is a slave by nature.

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The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.

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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.

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Whether if soul did not exist time would exist or not, is a question that may fairly be asked; for if there cannot be someone to count there cannot be anything that can be counted, so that evidently there cannot be number; for number is either what has been, or what can be, counted.

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The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.

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Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.

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The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.

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Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.

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Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.

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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.

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