Hence the young and high-minded are
emulous. And so are those who possess such advantages as are worthy of honorable
men, which include wealth, a number of friends, positions of office, and all
similar things. For, believing it their duty to be good, because such goods
naturally belong to those who are good, they strive to preserve them. And those
are emulous, whom others think worthy of them.
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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