Those things also are to be preferred, which men
would rather possess in reality than in appearance, because they are nearer the
truth; wherefore it is commonly said that justice is a thing of little
importance, because people prefer to appear just than to be just; and this is
not the case, for instance, in regard to health.
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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