Aristotle

 

Aristotle (c. 384-322 BCE)

“One swallow does not make a summer; neither does one day. Similarly, neither can one day, or a brief space of time, make a man blessed and happy.”

  • From The Nicomachean Ethics (Book I, section vii) by Aristotle, translated by J. A. K. Thomson (Penguin Classics, 2004).

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