Aristotle Quotes

243 Aristotle quotes:

"The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit."
"Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim."
"Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime."
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."
"No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it."
"It is easy to fly into a passion - anybody can do that - but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time with the right object and in the right way - that is not easy, and it is not everyone who can do it"
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"The arousing of prejudice, pity, anger, and similar emotions has nothing to do with the essential facts, but is merely a personal appeal to the man who is judging the case."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Greek Philosopher Quotes Anticipation Quotes
"Change in all things is sweet."
"It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences."
"Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of introduction"
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"The chief forms of beauty are order and symmetry and definiteness, which the mathematical sciences demonstrate in a special degree."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Beauty is the gift of God."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve."
"Teachers who educate children deserve more honor than parents who merely gave birth; for bare life is furnished by the one, the other ensures a good life"
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Birth Quotes
"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."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"To enjoy the things we ought, and to hate the things we ought, has the greatest bearing on excellence of character."
"Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age."
"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet."

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