Excellence is a Habit - Aristotle

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To get better at anything, whether it be boxing, baking, or basket weaving, you have to make a routine of practicing it. Aristotle said: "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

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megabitch 1 year, 10 months ago
According to this page, "Will Durant first wrote this phrase in a small book titled ‘The Story of Philosophy,’ published less than a century ago".

https://medium.com/the-mission/my-favourite-quote-of-all-time-is-a-misattribution-66356f22843d

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