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Aristotle Quotes

Page 2 of 8
384 BC - 322 BC
Nationality: Greek
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: Greek Philosopher

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

    Topics: Love

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.


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


Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.


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


Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.


There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.


All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.


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


Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.


Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.


Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.


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


Quality is not an act, it is a habit.


A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.


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.


Education is the best provision for old age.

    Topics: Age

The law is reason, free from passion.


Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.


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.


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