Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on evil, fear, men, and punishment

The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on genius, good, metaphor, and style

The greatest thing is style. . . a mark of genius, for to make good metaphors implies an eye for resemblances.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on people and truth

The high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on laws, passion, and reason

The law is reason free from passion.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on enemies and friendship

The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on democracy and liberty

The basis of a democratic state is liberty.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on best friend, friendship, and wishes

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on citizenship, community, and politics

The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on life, energy, and mind

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on history, nature, and poetry

Poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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