Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on life and thought

The actuality of thought is life.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysics, book XII

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A Quote by Aristotle on agreement, justice, and thought

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.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysics

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A Quote by Aristotle on mind and soul

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That in the soul which is called the mind is, before it thinks, not actually any real thing.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: De Anima

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A Quote by Aristotle on power and time

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Time crumbles things; everything older under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Physics, book. IV

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A Quote by Aristotle on difficulty, failure, reason, and success

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).

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on action, existence, nobility, politics, and society

. . . Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics, book III

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A Quote by Aristotle

One swallow does not make a summer?

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle

That which is common to the greatest number has the least care bestowed upon it.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on good

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The flute is not an instrument that has a good moral effect; it is too exciting.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on philosophy, science, and truth

Philosophy is the science which considers truth.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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