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Aristotle

Top 10 Aristotle Quotes,  Greek
Total Quotes : 157
Mind Paid Jobs

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.

- Aristotle

Friendship Many None

He who hath many friends hath none.

- Aristotle

Work Pleasure Puts

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

- Aristotle

Practical Reason Which

Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.

- Aristotle

Tyrant Mistrust Therefore

Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.

- Aristotle

Confidence Mean Regard

Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.

- Aristotle

Art Excellence Repeatedly

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

Anger Purpose Everybody

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

Happiness Depends

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

- Aristotle

Dignity Does Possessing

Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.

- Aristotle

Hope Dream Waking

Hope is a waking dream.

- Aristotle

Friendship Partnership

Friendship is essentially a partnership.

- Aristotle

Over Desires Overcomes

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.

- Aristotle

Nature Knowledge Desire

All men by nature desire knowledge.

- Aristotle

Equality Equally Any

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.

- Aristotle

Always Laws Been

Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.

- Aristotle

Up Dealing Justly

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.

- Aristotle

Mind Qualified Which

But if nothing but soul, or in soul mind, is qualified to count, it is impossible for there to be time unless there is soul, but only that of which time is an attribute, i.e. if change can exist without soul.

- Aristotle

Constitution Arrangement

A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.

- Aristotle

Slave Reason Apprehend

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.

- Aristotle