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Aristotle, Greek Philosopher ( 384 B.C. - 322 B.C. )

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


education roots

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


educated thought

Happiness depends upon ourselves. ~Aristotle


happiness ourselves

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


best friend well wishes

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 - is not within everybodys power ~Aristotle


angry anger

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. ~Aristotle


value of life

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


man animals justice

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


excellence habit

A friend to all is a friend to none. ~Aristotle


friend

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. ~Aristotle


quality habit act

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers. ~Aristotle


democracy indignant

The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal. ~Aristotle


inequality equality

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


courage quality honor

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god. ~Aristotle


solitude god

Persuasion is achieved by the speakers personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. We believe good men more fully and more readily than others: this is true generally whatever the question is, and absolutely true where exact certainty is impossible and opinions are divided. ~Aristotle


persuasion character

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


nature marvelous

Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion. This is not a function of any other art. ~Aristotle


rhetoric persuasion

The energy of the mind is the essence of life. ~Aristotle


energy essence life

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. ~Aristotle


pleasure job perfection

In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme. ~Aristotle


democracy poor majority

Our judgments when we are pleased and friendly are not the same as when we are pained and hostile. ~Aristotle


judgements hostile pleased

The true and the approximately true are apprehended by the same faculty; it may also be noted that men have a sufficient natural instinct for what is true, and usually do arrive at the truth. Hence the man who makes a good guess at truth is likely to make a good guess at probabilities. ~Aristotle


truth instinct

The soul never thinks without a picture. ~Aristotle


soul picture

We are not angry with people we fear or respect, as long as we fear or respect them; you cannot be afraid of a person and also at the same time angry with him. ~Aristotle


angry respect fear

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness. ~Aristotle


madness soul

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way. ~Aristotle


men quality acting

Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. ~Aristotle


excellence reason

It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world. ~Aristotle


ideas

Well begun is half done. ~Aristotle


motivational

Bad men are full of repentance. ~Aristotle


repentance bad men

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. ~Aristotle


habit youth

We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action. ~Aristotle


just temperate brave

Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope. ~Aristotle


youth deceived hope

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


deviation from the truth

If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is natures way. ~Aristotle


nature

There is no great genius without some touch of madness. ~Aristotle


genius madness

Wit is educated insolence. ~Aristotle


wit insolence

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


mother father children

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; in feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. ~Aristotle


deeds thoughts feelings

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. ~Aristotle


jealousy reason envy

It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken. ~Aristotle


thirsty drunken banquet

Nature does nothing in vain. ~Aristotle


nature

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


power to do

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain. ~Aristotle


wise pleasure pain

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching. ~Aristotle


power teaching

A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side. ~Aristotle


tyrant religion

Whether if soul did not exist time would exist or not, is a question that may fairly be asked; for if there cannot be someone to count there cannot be anything that can be counted, so that evidently there cannot be number; for number is either what has been, or what can be, counted. ~Aristotle


soul exist

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


populous great city

He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled. ~Aristotle


ruler great ruler

Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach. ~Aristotle


understand teach

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. ~Aristotle


fear anticipation evil

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion ~Aristotle


character persuasion

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind. ~Aristotle


job paid mind

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


courage quality honor

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


chance nature compulsions habit reason passion desire

The law is reason, free from passion. ~Aristotle


law reason passion

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. ~Aristotle


inferior superior revolt