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Beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of introduction. Aristotle#Beauty 185
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers. Aristotle#Politics 152
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Aristotle#Love 147
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. Aristotle#Life 104
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy. Aristotle#Men 99
Friendship is essentially a partnership. Aristotle#Friend 96
The end of labor is to gain leisure. Aristotle#Rest 90
There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man. Aristotle#Fools 84
The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions. Aristotle#Tragedy 76
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. Aristotle#Nature 76
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