confidence in the following states of mind: if we believe that we have often
succeeded and have not suffered, or if we have often been in danger and escaped
it; for men are unaffected by fear in two ways, either because they have never
been tested or have means of help; thus, in dangers at sea, those who have never
experienced a storm and those who have means of help as the result of experience
have confidence as to the future.
Aristotle in 23 Volumes, Vol. 22, translated by J. H. Freese. Aristotle. Cambridge and London. Harvard University Press; William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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