And they are cowardly and inclined to anticipate evil, for their
state of mind is the opposite of that of the young; they are chilled, whereas
the young are hot, so that old age paves the way for cowardice, for fear is a
kind of chill.
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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