This being laid down,
it necessarily follows that the acquisition of good things and the loss of evil
things are both good; for it follows simultaneously on the latter that we are
rid of that which is bad, and subsequently on the former that we obtain
possession of that which is good.
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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