All great famous aristotle quotes on love,happiness,education and politics

All great famous aristotle quotes on love,happiness,education and politics

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the Macedonian city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece.

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All great famous aristotle quotes on love,happiness,education and politics

“A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“A friend is a second self.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“A friend to all is a friend to none.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.”   ― Aristotle Quotes


“All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“All men by nature desire to know.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established.”― Aristotle Quotes


“All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“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; this is not easy. ”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids. ”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Cruel is the strife of brothers.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Democracy arose from men’s thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them. ”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Education is the best provision for the journey to old age. ” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Friendship is essentially a partnership.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Happiness is a sort of action.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Happiness is a state of activity.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Happiness is activity.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence” ― Aristotle Quotes


“He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled ” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Hope is a waking dream.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“How many a dispute could have been deflated into a single paragraph if the disputants had dared to define their terms.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“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.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“I have gained this by philosophy … I do without being ordered what some are constrained to do by their fear of the law.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“If some animals are good at hunting and others are suitable for hunting, then the Gods must clearly smile on hunting. ” ― Aristotle Quotes


“If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“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.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“It is easy to fly into a passion… anybody can do that, but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time and in the right way that is not easy.  ” ― Aristotle Quotes


“It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Law is mind without reason.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Learning is not child's play; we cannot learn without pain.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Man is by nature a political animal.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“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. ” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Memory is the scribe of the soul.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way… you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“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.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are therir own” ― Aristotle Quotes


“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Nature does nothing uselessly.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“One thing alone not even God can do,To make undone whatever hath been done. ”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference. ”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“So it is naturally with the male and the female; the one is superior, the other inferior; the one governs, the other is governed; and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Teaching is the highest form of understanding.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more, and to prevent the lower from getting more.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The end of labor is to gain leisure.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The energy of the mind is the essence of life.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“The Good of man is the active exercise of his souls faculties in conformity with excellence or virtue, or if there be several human excellences or virtues, in conformity with the best and most perfect among them.”   ― Aristotle Quotes


“The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The law is reason, free from passion.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousand fold.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The more you know, the more you know you don't know.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“The most perfect political community must be amongst those who are in the middle rank, and those states are best instituted wherein these are a larger and more respectable part, if possible, than both the other; or, if that cannot be, at least than either of them separate.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“The secret to humor is surprise.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The soul never thinks without a picture. Hope is the dream of a waking man.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life — knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“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.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“To perceive is to suffer.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“To the query, What is a friend? his reply was A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“To write well, express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or, think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do. ”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action. ”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“We cannot learn without pain” ― Aristotle Quotes


“We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“We make war that we may live in peace.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Well begun is half done.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“When several villages are united in a single complete community, large enough to be nearly or quite self-sufficing, the state comes into existence, originating in the bare needs of life, and continuing in existence for the sake of a good life. ”  ― Aristotle Quotes


“Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.”  —  Aristotle Quotes


“Wise men speak when they have something to say, fools speak because they have to say something” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Wit is educated insolence.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.” ― Aristotle Quotes


“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” ― Aristotle Quotes


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