Quotations from Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics
We have found, then, that the human function is the soul’s activity that expresses reason [as itself having reason] or requires reason [as obeying reason].
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. Aristotle
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers. Plato
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true. Socrates