Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on restraint and power

What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on happiness, uplifting, virtue, and value

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on suffering, beauty, calamity, greatness, and pain

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on humans, causes, chance, natures, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on nature and marvelous

In all things of Nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Parts of Animals

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A Quote by Aristotle on humor

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Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

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A Quote by Aristotle on life and people

What is the essence of life?  To serve others and do good.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Key club Planner

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A Quote by Aristotle on love and unity

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Love is the cause of unity in all things.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: The Beginning of All Wisdom By Steven Stavropoulos P. 103

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A Quote by Aristotle on happiness, swallow, and summer

One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on integrity

Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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