Greek Philosopher Quotes


536 Greek Philosopher quotes:



"A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues."
"The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances."
"I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals."
"Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Greek Philosopher Quotes Anticipation Quotes
"It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows."
"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation."
"It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters."
"Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Greek Philosopher Quotes Distrust Quotes
"Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public."
"No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world."
"In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds."
"The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him."
"All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine."
"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled."
"Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom."
"If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it."
"Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest."
"God has entrusted me with myself."
"To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete."
"The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."


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