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Aristotle – The good of man is the active exercise. . .

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AristotleThe good of man is the active exercise of his soul’s faculties In conformity with excellence or virtue . . . Moreover this activity must occupy a complete lifetime; for one swallow does not make spring, nor does one fine day; arid similarly one day or a brief period of happiness does not make a man supremely blessed and happy.

Aristotle   (384 BC-322 BC)

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Martin Luther King – Doing a job well

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Martin Luther KingIf a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King  

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Aristotle – Excellence is never an accident

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AristotleExcellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.

Aristotle   (384 BC-322 BC)

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