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Virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth, and every other good thing which men have comes from virtue. - Socrates

Virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth, and every other good thing which men have comes from virtue. - Socrates

wealth does not bring goodness, but goodness brings wealth and every other blessing, both to the individual and to the state - Socrates

wealth does not bring goodness, but goodness brings wealth and every other blessing, both to the individual and to the state - Socrates

Wars and revolutions and battles are due simply and solely to the body and its desires. All wars are undertaken for the acquisition of wealth; and the reason why we have to acquire wealth is the body, because we are slaves in its service. - Socrates

Wars and revolutions and battles are due simply and solely to the body and its desires. All wars are undertaken for the acquisition of wealth; and the reason why we have to acquire wealth is the body, because we are slaves in its service. - Socrates

Is virtue something that can be taught? - Plato

Is virtue something that can be taught? - Plato

Wealth does not bring about excellence (aka areté), but excellence (aka areté) brings about wealth and all other public and private blessings for men. - Socrates

Wealth does not bring about excellence (aka areté), but excellence (aka areté) brings about wealth and all other public and private blessings for men. - Socrates

All are agreed that the various moral qualities are in a sense bestowed by nature: we are just, and capable of temperance, and brave, and possessed of the other virtues from the moment of our birth. But nevertheless we expect to find that true goodness is something different, and that the virtues in the true sense come to belong to us in another way. For even children and wild animals possess the natural dispositions, yet without Intelligence these may manifestly be harmful. - Aristotle

All are agreed that the various moral qualities are in a sense bestowed by nature: we are just, and capable of temperance, and brave, and possessed of the other virtues from the moment of our birth. But nevertheless we expect to find that true goodness is something different, and that the virtues in the true sense come to belong to us in another way. For even children and wild animals possess the natural dispositions, yet without Intelligence these may manifestly be harmful. - Aristotle

Discordance is evil. Harmony is virtue. - Plato

Discordance is evil. Harmony is virtue. - Plato

All the gold upon the earth and all the gold beneath it, does not compensate for lack of virtue. - Plato

All the gold upon the earth and all the gold beneath it, does not compensate for lack of virtue. - Plato

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