The state comes into existence for the sake of life and continues to exist for the sake of good life.
Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
One can with but moderate possessions do what one ought.
To get angry is easy, to get angry with the right person, the right moment and for the right reason is difficult.
It is their character indeed that makes people who they are. But it is by reason of their actions that they are happy or the reverse.
Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.