• Human good turns out to be activity of soul exhibiting excellence, and if there is more than one sort of excellence, in accordance with the best and most complete.Foroneswallowdoesnot makea summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.

    Nicomachean Ethics, bk.1, ch.7,1098 (translated by Sir David Ross).
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