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    aristotle Quotes

    A city is composed of different kinds of men; similar people cannot bring a city into existence.
    — Aristotle
    tags: people  existence 
     
    No state will be well administered unless the middle class holds sway.
    — Aristotle
    Selfishness doesn't consist in a love to yourself, but in a big degree of such love.
    — Aristotle
    tags: selfishness 
     
    The greatest victory is over self.
    — Aristotle
    tags: self  victory 
     
    The secret to humor is surprise.
    — Aristotle
    tags: humor  secret 
     
    In inventing a model we may assume what we wish, but should avoid impossibilities.
    — Aristotle
    tags: wishes 
     
    No science ever defends its first principles.
    — Aristotle
    The science that studies the supreme good for man is politics.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  politics 
     
    Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
    — Aristotle
    tags: truth  philosophy 
     
    We must become just be doing just acts.
    — Aristotle
    In everything, it is no easy task to find the middle.
    — Aristotle
    Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.
    — Aristotle
    tags: pleasure 
     
    When quarrels and complaints arise, it is when people who are equal have not got equal shares, or vice-versa.
    — Aristotle
    tags: people 
     
    Most people would rather give than get affection.
    — Aristotle
    tags: people 
     
    People do not naturally become morally excellent or practically wise. They become so, if at all, only as the result of lifelong personal and community effort.
    — Aristotle
    People never know each other until they have eaten a certain amount of salt together.
    — Aristotle
    tags: people 
     
    Peace is more difficult than war.
    — Aristotle
    tags: peace  war 
     
    In the works of Nature, purpose, not accident, is the main thing.
    — Aristotle
    tags: nature  work 
     
    Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
    — Aristotle
    tags: fear  men 
     
    Man by nature wants to know.
    — Aristotle
    tags: nature  men 
     
    A man is his own best friend; therefore he ought to love himself best.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men 
     
    The complete man must work, study and wrestle.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  work 
     
    All flatterers are mercenary, and all low- minded men are flatterers.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men 
     
    Education and morals will be found almost the whole that goes to make a good man.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  education  morals 
     
    Men are marked from the moment of birth to rule or be ruled.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  moment  birth  rules 
     
    Man first begins to philosophize when the necessities of life are supplied.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men 
     
    Wicked men obey out of fear. good men, out of love
    — Aristotle
    tags: fear  men 
     
    The energy or active exercise of the mind constitutes life.
    — Aristotle
    tags: energy  mind 
     
    It is no easy task to be good.
    — Aristotle
    We deliberate not about ends, but about means.
    — Aristotle
    Human beings are curious by nature.
    — Aristotle
    tags: nature  human 
     
    We laugh at that which we cannot bear to face.
    — Aristotle
    A promise made must be a promise kept.
    — Aristotle
    So the good has been well explained as that at which all things aim.
    — Aristotle
    One cannot say of something that it is and that it is not in the same respect at the same time.
    — Aristotle
    tags: time  respect 
     
    Pleasure causes us to do base actions and pain causes us to abstain from doing noble actions.
    — Aristotle
    tags: pain  action  pleasure 
     
    Our actions determine our dispositions.
    — Aristotle
    tags: action 
     
    By 'life', we mean a thing that can nourish itself and grow and decay.
    — Aristotle
    All communication must lead to change
    — Aristotle
    Our problem is not that we aim too high and miss, but that we aim too low and hit.
    — Aristotle
    tags: problem 
     
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