Collection of Aristotle’s Best Quotes from his Works and Wise Sayings

Collection of Aristotle’s Great Quotes from his Works and Wise Sayings

Aristotle best quotes
Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

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Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

Aristotle best quotes

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Aristotle best quotes

The Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) made significant and lasting contributions to nearly every aspect of human knowledge, from logic to biology to ethics and aesthetics. … In Arabic philosophy, he was known simply as “The First Teacher”; in the West, he was “The Philosopher.”

the quotes from his famous works:   In 335, Aristotle founded his own school, the Lyceum, in Athens, where he spent most of the rest of his life studying, teaching and writing. Some of his most notable works include Nicomachean Ethics, Politics, Metaphysics, Poetics and Prior Analytics.

Aristotle’s Death and Legacy. After the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C., anti-Macedonian sentiment again forced Aristotle to flee Athens. He died a little north of the city in 322, of a digestive complaint. He asked to be buried next to his wife, who had died some years before.

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”
― Aristotle

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
― Aristotle, Metaphysics

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
― Aristotle

“Hope is a waking dream.”
― Aristotle

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”
― Aristotle

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.”
― Aristotle

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”
― Aristotle

“Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.”
― Aristotle

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”
― Aristotle

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”
― Aristotle

“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”
― Aristotle

“A friend to all is a friend to none.”
― Aristotle

“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”
― Aristotle

“Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.”
― Aristotle

“To perceive is to suffer.”
― Aristotle

“He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.”
― Aristotle

“Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.”
― Aristotle

“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.”
― Aristotle

“Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.”
― Aristotle

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.”
― Aristotle

“Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.”
― Aristotle

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”
― Aristotle

“It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.”
― Aristotle

“The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.”
― Aristotle

“The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.”
― Aristotle

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”
― Aristotle

“To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man.”
― Aristotle

“One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.”

“Learning is not child’s play; we cannot learn without pain.”
― Aristotle

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”
― Aristotle

“I have gained this by philosophy … I do without being ordered what some are constrained to do by their fear of the law.”
― Aristotle

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”

“All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.”
― Aristotle, Selected Works

“Man is by nature a social animal; an individual who is unsocial naturally and not accidentally is either beneath our notice or more than human. Society is something that precedes the individual. Anyone who either cannot lead the common life or is so self-sufficient as not to need to, and therefore does not partake of society, is either a beast or a god. ”
― Aristotle, Politics

“It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.”
― Aristotle, Selected Writings From The Nicomachean Ethics And Politics

“The energy of the mind is the essence of life.”
― Aristotle, The Philosophy of Aristotle

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”
― Aristotle

“The more you know, the more you know you don’t know.”
― Aristotle

“He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.”
― Aristotle

“Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.”
― Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.”
― Aristotle

“Wit is educated insolence.”
― Aristotle

“Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.”
― Aristotle

“All men by nature desire knowledge.”
― Aristotle, On Man in the Universe

“All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.”
― Aristotle

“Nature does nothing uselessly.”
― Aristotle, Politics

“Wise men speak when they have something to say, fools speak because they have to say something”
― Aristotle

“Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.”
― Aristotle

“Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.”
― Aristotle

“Happiness is a state of activity.”
― Aristotle

“All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established.”
― Aristotle

“Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation.”
― Aristotle

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”
― Aristotle

“Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.”
― Aristotle

“We make war that we may live in peace.”
― Aristotle

“Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.”
― Aristotle

“The Law is Reason free from Passion.”
― Aristotle

“Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.”
― Aristotle

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”
― Aristotle

“A friend is a second self.”
― Aristotle