The actuality of thought is life.
Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)
Source: Metaphysics, book XII
Contributed by: Zaady
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
That in the soul which is called the mind is, before it thinks, not actually any real thing.
Source: De Anima
Time crumbles things; everything older under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
Source: Physics, book. IV
It is possible to fail in many ways . . . while to succeed is possible only in one way (for which reason also one is easy and the other difficult - to miss the mark easy, to hit it difficult).
Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)
. . . Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.
Source: Politics, book III
One swallow does not make a summer?
That which is common to the greatest number has the least care bestowed upon it.
The flute is not an instrument that has a good moral effect; it is too exciting.
Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
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