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God's finger touched him and he slept.

In my end is my beginning.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
Anyone can become angry -- that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way -- this is not easy.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
Hope is a waking dream.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.
It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible.
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.
It is easy to fly into a passion... anybody can do that, but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time and in the right way that is not easy.
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
To write well, express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or, think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do.
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
To the query, What is a friend? his reply was A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
A faithful friend is the medicine of life.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity.
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The two qualities which chiefly inspire regard and affection [Are] that a thing is your own and that it is your only one.
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
Education is the best provision for old age.
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Most people would rather give than get affection.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.

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