Aristotle Quotes

In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities.
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Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
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No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
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Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way - That is not easy.
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Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
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It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
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Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
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Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
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The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later.
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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
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Education is the best provision for old age.
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It is easy to fly into a passion - - Anybody can do that - - But to be angry with the right person and at the right time and with the right object and in the right way - - That is not easy, and it is not everyone who can do it.
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The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
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All proofs rest on premises.
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Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
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What is a friend A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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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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Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
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What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
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The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
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The gods too are fond of a joke.
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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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Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
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To perceive is to suffer.
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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
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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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A friend is a second self.
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Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.
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It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.
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Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
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He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
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Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way... you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
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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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Happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it...
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Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
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I count him braver who conquers his desires than him who conquers his enemies for the hardest victort is the victory over self.
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