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    While fiction is often impossible, it should not be implausible.
    — Aristotle
    Personal beauty requires that one should be tall; little people may have charm and elegance, but beauty-no.
    — Aristotle
    tags: beauty  people  personal 
     
    Beauty is a gift of God.
    — Aristotle
    tags: beauty  gift  god 
     
    When Pleasure is at the bar the jury is not impartial.
    — Aristotle
    tags: pleasure 
     
    And so long as they were at war, their power was preserved, but when they had attained empire they fell, for of the arts of peace they knew nothing, and had never engaged in any employment higher than war.
    — Aristotle
    tags: peace  power  war 
     
    Obstinate people can be divided into the opinionated, the ignorant, and the boorish.
    — Aristotle
    tags: people 
     
    Plot is Character revealed by Action.
    — Aristotle
    tags: character  action 
     
    The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions.
    — Aristotle
    tags: true  tragedy  passion 
     
    So it is naturally with the male and the female; the one is superior, the other inferior; the one governs, the other is governed; and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.
    — Aristotle
    tags: respect  mankind  rules 
     
    Our feelings towards our friends reflect our feelings towards ourselves.
    — Aristotle
    tags: friends 
     
    Our youth should also be educated with music and physical education.
    — Aristotle
    tags: youth  music  education 
     
    Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because life is sweet and they are growing.
    — Aristotle
    tags: people  young 
     
    The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
    — Aristotle
    tags: young 
     
    It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  young 
     
    Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
    — Aristotle
    tags: youth  age 
     
    The greatest thing by far is to have a command of metaphor. This alone cannot be imparted by another; it is the mark of genius, for to make good metaphors implies an eye for resemblances.
    — Aristotle
    tags: alone  eyes  metaphor  genius 
     
    A good style must, first of all, be clear. It must not be mean or above the dignity of the subject. It must be appropriate.
    — Aristotle
    tags: dignity 
     
    Shipping magnate of the 20th century If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
    — Aristotle
    tags: women  world  meaning  money 
     
    There must then be a principle of such a kind that its substance is activity.
    — Aristotle
    The man who is truly good and wise will bear with dignity whatever fortune sends, and will always make the best of his circumstances.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  dignity  wise 
     
    The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
    — Aristotle
    tags: justice  virtue  wisdom 
     
    Demonstration is also something necessary, because a demonstration cannot go otherwise than it does,... And the cause of this lies with the primary premises/principles.
    — Aristotle
    tags: lies 
     
    In general, what is written must be easy to read and easy to speak; which is the same.
    — Aristotle
    tags: read 
     
    Everybody loves a thing more if it has cost him trouble: for instance those who have made money love money more than those who have inherited it.
    — Aristotle
    tags: money 
     
    Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises.
    — Aristotle
    Money was established for exchange, but interest causes it to be reproduced by itself. Therefore this way of earning money is greatly in conflict with the natural law.
    — Aristotle
    tags: law  conflict  money 
     
    Of the tyrant, spies and informers are the principal instruments. War is his favorite occupation, for the sake of engrossing the attention of the people, and making himself necessary to them as their leader.
    — Aristotle
    tags: people  attention  leader  war 
     
    When you are lonely, when you feel yourself an alien in the world, play Chess. This will raise your spirits and be your counselor in war
    — Aristotle
    tags: world  war  spirit  chess 
     
    All that one gains by falsehood is, not to be believed when he speaks the truth.
    — Aristotle
    tags: truth 
     
    With the truth, all given facts harmonize; but with what is false, the truth soon hits a wrong note.
    — Aristotle
    tags: truth  wrong  facts 
     
    Time is the measurable unit of movement concerning a before and an after.
    — Aristotle
    tags: time 
     
    Remember that time slurs over everything, let all deeds fade, blurs all writings and kills all memories. Exempt are only those which dig into the hearts of men by love.
    — Aristotle
    tags: time  men  heart  memory  writing 
     
    That in the soul which is called the mind is, before it thinks, not actually any real thing.
    — Aristotle
    tags: soul  real  mind 
     
    Whether if soul did not exist time would exist or not, is a question that may fairly be asked; for if there cannot be someone to count there cannot be anything that can be counted, so that evidently there cannot be number; for number is either what has been, or what can be, counted.
    — Aristotle
    tags: time  soul  questions 
     
    The soul never thinks without a picture.
    — Aristotle
    tags: soul 
     
    The society that loses its grip on the past is in danger, for it produces men who know nothing but the present, and who are not aware that life had been, and could be, different from what it is.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men  society  past  present  danger 
     
    In a polity, each citizen is to possess his own arms, which are not supplied or owned by the state.
    — Aristotle
    The only way to achieve true success is to express yourself completely in service to society.
    — Aristotle
    It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
    — Aristotle
    tags: men 
     
    A science must deal with a subject and its properties.
    — Aristotle
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