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Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient. – Aristotle.

Happiness, whether consisting in pleasure or virtue, or both, is more often found with those who are highly cultivated in their minds and in their character, and have only a moderate share of external goods, than among those who possess external goods to a useless extent but are deficient in higher qualities. – Aristotle.

Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly. - Plato.

He that has a trade has an estate, and he that has a calling has an office of profit and honor. - Benjamin Franklin.

He that rises late, must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night. - Benjamin Franklin.

He was a wise man who invented beer. - Plato.

He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it. - Plato.

He who is not a good servant will not be a good master. - Plato.

He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden. - Plato.

He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled. – Aristotle.

He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god. – Aristotle.

He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power. - Plato.

Histories of lives are seldom entertaining, unless they contain something either admirable or exemplar. - Benjamin Franklin.

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty. - Plato.

Hope is the dream of a waking man. – Aristotle.

How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state? - Plato.

How lovely that everyone, great and small, can make their contribution toward introducing justice straightaway...and you can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness! – Anne Frank.

How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day. – Anne Frank.

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. – Anne Frank.

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge. - Plato.

Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. – Anne Frank.

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