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(About Moderation & Temperance, Pleasure)

Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.


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Of mankind in general, the parts are greater than the whole
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With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.
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He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude.
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Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil - and if they cannot, feel they have lost their liberty.
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Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
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What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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