Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.

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Between friends there is no need of justice.

Between friends there is no need of justice.

The actuality of thought is life

The actuality of thought is life.

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Wishing to be friends is quick work but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

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