Aristotle Quotes

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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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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Wit is educated insolence.
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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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Aristotle - we are what we repeatedly do. excellence, then,...
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
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What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
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To perceive is to suffer.
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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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Aristotle - the gods too are fond of a joke....
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
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Aristotle - it is the mark of an educated mind to be able to...
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
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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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The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
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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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Time crumbles things everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
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To love someone is to identify with them.
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The gods too are fond of a joke.
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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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Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
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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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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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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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It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
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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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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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It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
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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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Happiness is a state of activity.
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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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Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
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All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
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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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A friend is a second self.
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The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
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The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later.
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