Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Aristotle Quotes

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Happiness depends upon us.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honour.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; however, he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
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.
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
Nature does nothing in vain.


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