Aristotle quotes

Aristotle was a greek philosohper and scientist. He made a lot of quotes about life. Most of his quotes are short, but some of them is also large quotes. He was one of the biggest philosohper in Greece at that time. Socrates and Plato was too.
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Aristotle Quotes

  • “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”
  • “Happiness depends upon ourselves.”
  • “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”
  • “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.”
  • “A friend to all is a friend to none.”
  • “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”
  • “The energy of the mind is the essence of life.”
  • “Hope is a waking dream.”
  • “The secret to humor is surprise.”
  • “Well begun is half done.”
  • “The end of labor is to gain leisure.”
  • “Bad men are full of repentance.”
  • “All men by nature desire knowledge.”
  • “Nature does nothing in vain.”
  • “Man is by nature a political animal.”

Aristotle Quotes (large quotes)

  • “The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.”
  • “If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.”
  • “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.”
  • “Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.”
  • “Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.”
  • “Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.”
  • “The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.”
  • “The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.”
  • “To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.”
  • “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”
  • “A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.”
  • “Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.”
  • “Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.”
  • “A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.”
  • “Long-lived persons have one or two lines which extend through the whole hand; short-lived persons have two lines not extending through the whole hand.”