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Quotation by Aristotle
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
Aristotle (384–322 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Nichomachean Ethics I.1: 1094a1-3, Complete Works of Aristotle, trans. by W.D. Ross, ed. Jonathan Barnes, Princeton University Press (1984).
The opening line of Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics.
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