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Aristotle (384 BC- 322 BC) quotes

 

  • A friend to all is a friend to none.
  • A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
  • All men by nature desire to know.
  • All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
  • Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
  • Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
  • Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
  • Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
  • Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
  • Happiness depends upon ourselves.
  • He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
  • He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
  • Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
  • Hope is a waking dream.
  • Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
  • No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
  • Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
  • The aim of the wise if not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
  • The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
  • The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
  • We make war that we may live in peace.