Aristotle Quotes


243 Aristotle quotes:



"Education is the best provision for old age."
"Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age."
"When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away; but it was the mark of a brave man to face things that are, and seem, terrible for a man, because it is noble to do so and disgraceful not to do so."
"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity."
"Friends are an aid to the young, to guard them from error; to the elderly, to attend to their wants and to supplement their failing power of action; to those in the prime of life, to assist them to noble deeds."
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"Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions."
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"People become house builders through building houses, harp players through playing the harp. We grow to be just by doing things which are just."
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"Tragedy is thus a representation of an action that is worth serious attention, complete in itself and of some amplitude... by means of pity and fear bringing about the purgation of such emotions."
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"All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire."
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"Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the nonperformance of base ones."
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"All human actions have one or more of these seven causes : chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, desire."
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"We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions."
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"Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends."
"The two qualities which chiefly inspire regard and affection [Are] that a thing is your own and that it is your only one."
"Most people would rather give than get affection."
"Most people would rather get than give affection"
"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."
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"Every action must be due to one or other of seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reasoning, anger, or appetite."
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"A tragedy is the imitation of an action that is serious, and also, as having magnitude, complete in itself . . . with incidents arousing pity and terror, with which to accomplish its purgation of these emotions."
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"The quality of a life is determined by its activities"
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