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    aristotle Quotes

    Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources.
    — Aristotle
    tags: madness  spirit 
     
    The first principle of all action is leisure.
    — Aristotle
    tags: action 
     
    A man's happiness consists in the free exercise of his highest faculties.
    — Aristotle
    tags: happiness 
     
    The law does not expressly permit suicide, and what it does not permit it forbids.
    — Aristotle
    tags: suicide  law 
     
    The difference between a learned man and an ignorant one is the same as that between a living man and a corpse.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  living 
     
    We can't learn without pain.
    — Aristotle
    tags: pain  learn 
     
    The wise man knows of all things, as far as possible, although he has no knowledge of each of them in detail
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  wise 
     
    There is only one good, that is knowledge; there is only one evil, that is ignorance.
    — Aristotle
    tags: evil 
     
    The greatest injustices proceed from those who pursue excess, not by those who are driven by necessity.
    — Aristotle
    Justice is Equality… but equality of what?
    — Aristotle
    tags: justice  equality 
     
    Justice is considered to mean equality, It does mean equality- but equality for those who are equal, and not for all.
    — Aristotle
    tags: justice  equality 
     
    The intelligence consists not only in the knowledge but also in the skill to apply the knowledge into practice.
    — Aristotle
    tags: intelligence 
     
    Excellence is not an art. It is the habit of practice.
    — Aristotle
    tags: excellence 
     
    There is no genius who hasn't a touch of insanity.
    — Aristotle
    tags: insanity  genius 
     
    The senses are gateways to the intelligence. There is nothing in the intelligence which did not first pass through the senses.
    — Aristotle
    tags: intelligence 
     
    Find the good. Seek the Unity. Ignore the divisions among us.
    — Aristotle
    Rising before daylight is also to be commended; it is a healthy habit, and gives more time for the management of the household as well as for liberal studies.
    — Aristotle
    tags: time  healthy  management 
     
    Happiness is a certain activity of soul in conformity with perfect goodness
    — Aristotle
    tags: happiness  soul  goodness 
     
    Happiness is self- connectedness.
    — Aristotle
    tags: happiness 
     
    Happiness involves engagement in activities that promote one's highest potentials.
    — Aristotle
    Aristocracy is that form of government in which education and discipline are qualifications for suffrage and office holding.
    — Aristotle
    Now it is evident that the form of government is best in which every man, whoever he is, can act best and live happily.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  live  government 
     
    Equality is of two kinds, numerical and proportional; by the first I mean sameness of equality in number or size; by the second, equality of ratios.
    — Aristotle
    tags: equality 
     
    A right election can only be made by those who have knowledge;
    — Aristotle
    tags: right 
     
    Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friendship  men  wishes 
     
    Friendship also seems to be the bond that hold communities together.
    — Aristotle
    One has no friend who has many friends.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friends 
     
    Nothing in life is more necessary than friendship.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friendship 
     
    Friends enhance our ability to think and act.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friends 
     
    We are not angry with people we fear or respect, as long as we fear or respect them; you cannot be afraid of a person and also at the same time angry with him.
    — Aristotle
    tags: fear  time  people  respect 
     
    To Unlearn is as hard as to Learn
    — Aristotle
    tags: learn 
     
    A democracy when put to the strain grows weak, and is supplanted by Oligarchy.
    — Aristotle
    tags: democracy 
     
    No democracy can exist unless each of its citizens is as capable of outrage at injustice to another as he is of outrage at unjustice to himself.
    — Aristotle
    tags: democracy 
     
    The rattle is a toy suited to the infant mind, and education is a rattle or toy for children of larger growth.
    — Aristotle
    We have divided the Virtues of the Soul into two groups, the Virtues of the Character and the Virtues of the Intellect.
    — Aristotle
    tags: character  soul  virtue 
     
    Character is made by many acts; it may be lost by a single one.
    — Aristotle
    tags: character  lost 
     
    The character which results from wealth is that of a prosperous fool.
    — Aristotle
    tags: character  wealth 
     
    Art is a higher type of knowledge than experience.
    — Aristotle
    tags: experience 
     
    Youth should stay away from all evil, especially things that produce wickedness and ill- will.
    — Aristotle
    tags: evil  youth 
     
    As for the story, whether the poet takes it ready made or constructs it for himself, he should first sketch its general outline, and then fill in the episodes and amplify in detail.
    — Aristotle
    tags: stories  poet 
     
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    aristotle
    Birth    : 384 BC
    Death  : 322 BC
    Occupation  : Philosopher