Quotation by Aristotle

Every community is an association of some kind and every community is established with a view to some good; for everyone always acts in order to obtain that which they think good. But, if all communities aim at some good, the state or political community, which is the highest of all, and which embraces all the rest, aims at good in a greater degree than any other, and at the highest good.
Aristotle (384–323 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Politics 1.1.; 1252a1-6, The Complete Works of Aristotle, ed. Jonathan Barnes, Princeton, Princeton University Press (1985).
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