... Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.
More Quotes from Aristotle:Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
Boys should abstain from all use of wine until their eighteenth year, for it is wrong to add fire to fire.
Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.
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