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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People become house builders through building houses, harp players through playing the harp. We grow to be just by doing things which are just.
Different men seek happiness in different ways and by different means.
All that one gains by falsehood is, not to be believed when he speaks the truth
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
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