...happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it...

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A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.

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A friend is a second self.

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A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

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A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility. Rhetoric

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A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship. Politics

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A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side. unknown

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A whole is that which has beginning, middle and end. Rhetoric

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Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had. Politics

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All human actions have one or more of these seven causes chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.

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