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The Good of man is the active exercise of his souls 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.Aristotle
Source: ARISTOTLE, Nicomachean Ethics, trans. H. Rackham, book 1, chapter 7, section 15, p. 33 .President John F. Kennedy often paraphrased this idea. On May 8, 1963, he said to a group of foreign students: The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: John F. Kennedy, 1963, p. 380. · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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