Quotes by Aristotle

Aristotle

Aristotle

Greek philosopher

Alive from: 384 BC - 322 BC

Category: Philosophers

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    Homer has taught all other poets the are of telling lies skillfully.
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    The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
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    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.
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    All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
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    Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
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    Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
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    Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
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    Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
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    He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough to apprehend, but not to have, is a slave by nature.
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    He who hath many friends hath none.
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    I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
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    If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.
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    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.
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    It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
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    Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.
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