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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

...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...

Aristotle

He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.

Aristotle

Wit is educated insolence.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

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.

Aristotle

Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.

Aristotle

Man is by nature a political animal.

Aristotle

The high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.

Aristotle

Education is the best provision for old age.

Aristotle

Consider pleasures as they depart, not as they come.

Aristotle

Change in all things is sweet.

Aristotle

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.

Aristotle

Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.

Aristotle

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.

Aristotle

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.

Aristotle

Philosophy is the science which considers truth.

Aristotle

We make war that we may live in peace.

Aristotle

Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.

Aristotle

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.

Aristotle

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.

Aristotle

This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half.

Aristotle

There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.

Aristotle

All proofs rest on premises.

Aristotle

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.

Aristotle

Whatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is something celestial, divine, and, consequently, imperishable.

Aristotle

It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.

Aristotle

The gods too are fond of a joke.

Aristotle

What is a friend A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.

Aristotle

I count him braver who conquers his desires than him who conquers his enemies for the hardest victort is the victory over self.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.

Aristotle

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

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.

Aristotle

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

Aristotle

Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.

Aristotle

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.

Aristotle

All men by nature desire knowledge.

Aristotle

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Aristotle

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

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.

Aristotle

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.

Aristotle

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

A friend is a second self.

Aristotle

It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.

Aristotle

In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities.

Aristotle

Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.

Aristotle

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.

Aristotle

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.

Aristotle

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

To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.

Aristotle

Law is mind without reason.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

To perceive is to suffer.

Aristotle

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

Hope is a waking dream.

Aristotle

We are what we repeatedly do.

Aristotle

Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.

Aristotle

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.

Aristotle

I have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.

Aristotle

It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.

Aristotle

Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.

Aristotle

To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.

Aristotle

It is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way.

Aristotle

Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.

Aristotle

One swallow does not make a summer.

Aristotle

To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.

Aristotle

With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had.

Aristotle

Time crumbles things everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.

Aristotle

It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.

Aristotle

Law is order, and good law is good order.

Aristotle

A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.

Aristotle

The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.

Aristotle

It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.

Aristotle

A whole is that which has beginning, middle and end.

Aristotle

The basis of a democratic state is liberty.

Aristotle

Well begun is half done.

Aristotle

They should rule who are able to rule best.

Aristotle

A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Aristotle

Evil draws men together.

Aristotle

The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.

Aristotle Onassis

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.

Aristotle Onassis



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