91 RESULTS FOR: Aristotle
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
AristotleThe 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...
AristotleHe 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.
AristotleWit is educated insolence.
AristotleWe are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
AristotleIt 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.
AristotleWithout friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
AristotleMan is by nature a political animal.
AristotleThe high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.
AristotleEducation is the best provision for old age.
AristotleConsider pleasures as they depart, not as they come.
AristotleChange in all things is sweet.
AristotleAll human actions have one or more of these seven causes chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
AristotleLiars when they speak the truth are not believed.
AristotleThose 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.
AristotleMothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
AristotlePhilosophy is the science which considers truth.
AristotleWe make war that we may live in peace.
AristotleEven when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
AristotleCourage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
AristotleAll virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
AristotleThis communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half.
AristotleThere was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
AristotleAll proofs rest on premises.
AristotleNature does nothing uselessly.
AristotleWhat we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
AristotleWhatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is something celestial, divine, and, consequently, imperishable.
AristotleIt is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
AristotleThe gods too are fond of a joke.
AristotleWhat is a friend A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
AristotleWishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.
AristotleThe best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
AristotleI count him braver who conquers his desires than him who conquers his enemies for the hardest victort is the victory over self.
AristotleThe least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
AristotleOf all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
AristotleIn 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.
AristotleDifferent men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
AristotleHappiness depends upon ourselves.
AristotleProbable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
AristotleThe educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
AristotleAll men by nature desire knowledge.
AristotlePleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
AristotleA great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
AristotleWhat lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
AristotleAnyone 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.
AristotleIf 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.
AristotleHumor 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.
AristotleA friend is a second self.
AristotleIt is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
AristotleIn the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities.
AristotleDignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
AristotleAll paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
AristotlePoverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
AristotleMen 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.
AristotleTo give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.
AristotleLaw is mind without reason.
AristotleThe only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.
AristotleTo perceive is to suffer.
AristotleMan perfected by society is the best of all animals he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.
AristotleHope is a waking dream.
AristotleWe are what we repeatedly do.
AristotleMisfortune shows those who are not really friends.
AristotleI count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.
AristotleI have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
AristotleIt is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
AristotleYoung people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.
AristotleTo enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.
AristotleWe must as second best...take the least of the evils.
AristotleFor the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
AristotleIt is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way.
AristotlePiety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
AristotleOne swallow does not make a summer.
AristotleTo be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.
AristotleWith regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.
AristotleIn all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
AristotleAgain, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had.
AristotleTime crumbles things everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
AristotleIt is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.
AristotleLaw is order, and good law is good order.
AristotleA 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.
AristotleThe best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.
AristotleIt is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.
AristotleA whole is that which has beginning, middle and end.
AristotleThe basis of a democratic state is liberty.
AristotleWell begun is half done.
AristotleThey should rule who are able to rule best.
AristotleA likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.
AristotleEvil draws men together.
AristotleThe secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.
Aristotle OnassisIf women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.