Aristotle

 

Aristotle (c. 384-322 BCE)

“In every situation one must guard especially against pleasure and pleasant things, because we are not impartial judges of pleasure.”

  • From The Nicomachean Ethics (Book II, chapter ix, Bekker page 1109b) by Aristotle, translated by J. A. K. Thomson (Penguin Classics, 2004).

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