Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on philosophy, science, and truth

Philosophy is the science which considers truth.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on mathematics and principles

The so-called Pythagoreans, who were the first to take up mathematics, not only advanced this subject, but saturated with it, they fancied that the principles of mathematics were the principles of all things.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysica 1-5

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A Quote by Aristotle on soul

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The soul never thinks without a mental picture.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on friendship and misfortune

Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Eudemian Ethics

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A Quote by Aristotle on certainty, children, fatherhood, and motherhood

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on nature

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Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics, book I

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A Quote by Aristotle on desires, men, nature, and satisfaction

It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics, book II

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A Quote by Aristotle on beginning, desires, nobility, and reform

The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more, and to prevent the lower from getting more.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics, book II

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A Quote by Aristotle on questions

To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know it.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Mathematical Intelligencer v. 6, no. 3, 1984.

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A Quote by Aristotle on difficulty, losing, organize, peace, victory, and war

It is more difficult to organize peace than to win a war; but the fruits of victory will be lost if the peace is not well organized.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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