Aristotle Quotes

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
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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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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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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
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Aristotle - young people are in a condition like permanent...
Happiness is a state of activity.
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The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
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Consider pleasures as they depart, not as they come.
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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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The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
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Aristotle - happiness depends upon ourselves....
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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Aristotle - what is a friend a single soul dwelling in two...
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
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Those who have the command of the arms in a country are masters of the state, and have it in their power to make what revolutions they please. Thus, there is no end to observations on the difference between the measures likely to be pursued by a minister backed by a standing army, and those of a court awed by the fear of an armed people.
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All proofs rest on premises.
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Education is the best provision for old age.
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Change in all things is sweet.
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No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
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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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All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
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Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
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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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Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
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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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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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Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
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Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
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We are what we repeatedly do.
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
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To love someone is to identify with them.
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What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
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It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
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The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.
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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
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There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
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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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A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
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