Aristotle Quotes

Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
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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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Wit is educated insolence.
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It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
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Aristotle - the high minded man must care more for the truth...
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
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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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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
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It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
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Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
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Aristotle - we are what we repeatedly do. excellence, then,...
Consider pleasures as they depart, not as they come.
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Aristotle - i count him braver who conquers his desires than...
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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All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
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Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
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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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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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To love someone is to identify with them.
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To perceive is to suffer.
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The gods too are fond of a joke.
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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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There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
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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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He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
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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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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
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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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A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.
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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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Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
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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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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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All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
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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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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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Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
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The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
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All proofs rest on premises.
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