Aristotle Quotes

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
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We are what we repeatedly do.
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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
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All human actions have one or more of these seven causes chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
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Aristotle - it is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims....
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
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The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
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No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
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Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
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Aristotle - different men seek after happiness in different...
Wit is educated insolence.
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It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
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Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
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Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
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I have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
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To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know 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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What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
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Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
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The gods too are fond of a joke.
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Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
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To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.
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Time crumbles things everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
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The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later.
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All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
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Whatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is something celestial, divine, and, consequently, imperishable.
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Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
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Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.
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Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
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Change in all things is sweet.
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What is a friend A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
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The high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.
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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
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Happiness depends upon ourselves.
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