Aristotle

330 Aristotle Famous Quotes on Politics, Life, Relationship, Ethics

The Greek philosopher Aristotle was known as the first teacher, his writings cover many subjects – including biology, physics, zoology,  logic, ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, poetry, theater,  rhetoric, linguistics, music, politics, and government.

330 Aristotle Famous Quotes (1)

  • Well begun is half done.

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  • Happiness depends on ourselves.

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  • The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold._    

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  • The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.    

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  • Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.    

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  • In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.    

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  • Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.    

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  • There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.    

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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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  • Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.    

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  • Happiness depends upon ourselves.    

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  • Friends are much better tried in bad fortune than in good.    

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  • Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.    

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  • The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.    

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  • Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.     

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  • He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.    

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  • Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.    

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  • To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.     

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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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  • He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.    

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  • We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.    

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  • Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.    

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  • Man’s best friend is one who wishes well to the object of his wish for his sake, even if no one is to know of it.    

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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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  • Distance does not break off the friendship absolutely, but only the activity of it.    

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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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  • Happiness depends upon ourselves.    

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  • Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.    

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  • What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.    

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330 Aristotle Famous Quotes (2)

  • We make war that we may live in peace.    

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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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  • The soul never thinks without a picture.    

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  • Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.    

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  • The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.    

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  • If liberty and equality, as is thought by some are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost.    

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  • The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.    

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  • No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.    

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  • We must as second best…take the least of the evils.    

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  • Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.    

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  • Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.    

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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 ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.    

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  • Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.    

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  • No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.    

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  • Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.    

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  • Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.    

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  • Wit is educated insolence.    

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  • Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.    

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  • Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.    

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  • Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.    

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