Aristotle Quotes

Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
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It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
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Law is mind without reason.
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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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Aristotle - he who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good...
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
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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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What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
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The gods too are fond of a joke.
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We are what we repeatedly do.
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It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
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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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Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
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Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
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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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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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To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know it.
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Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
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Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
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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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To love someone is to identify with them.
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
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Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
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A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.
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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
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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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Happiness is a state of activity.
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Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.
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The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
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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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All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
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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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There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
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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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Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
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