857 – “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

Quote Number:  816

Source: Aristotle. Politics. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. The Clarendon Press: Oxford. 1885. Pg 207, Line 1323b. Online Here.

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