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Now of first principles we see some by induction, some by perception, some by a certain habituation, and others too in other ways. But each set of principles we must try to investigate in the natural way, and we must take pains to state them definitely, since they have a great influence on what follows. For the beginning is thought to be more than half of the whole, and many of the questions we ask are cleared up by it.

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Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

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It is exceedingly improbable that the identical action of the corresponding parts of the two retina is the result of a certain habituation, or of the influence of the mind.

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Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.

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Who Dares To Ban Your Voice

habituation the real hostile
against your homosapiens interception
leads you to a ditch where beasts are genuine match
not the human whom you learned from the pages
of substantial seldom peeps from the racks of book-buggers

if such statements prove false to your intellect
simply the paradox here I set to make you perplexed
just follow the knot of binding hangs you from social truth-
corrupted eyes can't believe the human justice
'cause ambiance acts the main factor where habituation
of having injustice stands as the parameter of looking at time
everywhere your eyes finds conspiracy behind the changing scenario

now is the scope you gossip brilliantly to defy the demand
you posses by birth perhaps not the logistic missiles
the liberty of speech any form you like and suit
not to be shot for that guilt

habituation of having the domination

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