Aristotle Quotes

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
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Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
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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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Aristotle - the least initial deviation from the truth is...
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
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Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
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He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
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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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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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Aristotle - to perceive is to suffer....
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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Aristotle - the only stable state is the one in which all men...
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
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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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Whatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is something celestial, divine, and, consequently, imperishable.
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It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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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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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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All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
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A friend is a second self.
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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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Consider pleasures as they depart, not as they come.
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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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Time crumbles things everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
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Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
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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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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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Happiness depends upon ourselves.
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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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In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
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The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
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Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
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Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
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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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What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
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Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
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