It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.
More Quotes from Aristotle:In short, the habits we form from childhood make no small difference, but rather they make all the difference.
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.
Men have a sufficient natural instinct for what is true, and usually do arrive at the truth.
The Good of man is the active exercise of his soul's faculties in conformity with excellence or virtue, or if there be several human excellences or virtues, in conformity with the best and most perfect among them
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics.
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