Aristotle Quotes

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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To perceive is to suffer.
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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
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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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Aristotle - whatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks,...
Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.
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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
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Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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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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In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities.
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Aristotle - the least deviation from truth will be multiplied...
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
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Aristotle - time crumbles things everything grows old under...
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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The high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.
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All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
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The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
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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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Happiness depends upon ourselves.
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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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What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
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Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
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It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
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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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What is a friend A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
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It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
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What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
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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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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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Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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All proofs rest on premises.
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A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
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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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A friend is a second self.
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Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
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Wit is educated insolence.
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