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The virtue of justice... The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
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The whole is greater... The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
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The whole is more... The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
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The wise man does... 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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The worst form of... The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
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The young are permanently... The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
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There is no great... There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
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There was never a... There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
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Therefore, the good of... Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics.
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This is the reason... This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.
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Those that know, do.... Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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Those who educate children... Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
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Those who excel in... 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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Those who know, do.... Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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Thou wilt find rest... Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.
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Through discipline comes freedom.... Through discipline comes freedom.
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To attain any assured... To attain any assured knowledge about the soul is one of the most difficult things in the world.
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To be conscious that... To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.
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To love someone is... To love someone is to identify with them.
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To perceive is to... To perceive is to suffer.
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To run away from... To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
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To succeed in business... To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.
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To the query, What... To the query, What is a friend? his reply was A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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To write well, express... To write well, express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or, think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do.
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We are not angry... We are not angry with people we fear or respect, as long as we fear or respect them; you cannot be afraid of a person and also at the same time angry with him.
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We are what we... We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. 
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We become just by... We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.
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We cannot learn without... We cannot learn without pain.
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We live in deeds,... We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; in feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.
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We make war that... We make war that we may live in peace.
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We must be neither... We must be neither cowardly nor rash but courageous.
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We must no more... 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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We praise a man... We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
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What is a friend?... What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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What it lies in... What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
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What the statesman is... What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
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When people are friends,... When people are friends, they have no need of justice, but when they are just, they need friendship in addition.
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Where your talents and... Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation.
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Whether if soul did... 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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Whosoever is delighted in... Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
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Why is it that... Why is it that all those who have become eminent in philosophy, politics, poetry, or the arts are clearly of an atrabilious temperament and some of them to such an extent as to be affected by diseases caused by black bile?
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Wicked men obey from... Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
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Wise men speak when... Wise men speak when they have something to say, fools speak because they have to say something
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Wishing to be friends... Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
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Wit is educated insolence.... Wit is educated insolence.
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Without friends no one... Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
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Without friends, no one... Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.
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You will never do... You will never do anything in the world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
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Youth is easily deceived... Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
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