Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on justice and people

People become house builders through building houses, harp players through playing the harp. We grow to be just by doing things which are just.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on truth

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Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on jobs, perfection, pleasure, and work

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on history and poetry

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

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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A Quote by Aristotle on glory, happiness, leisure, life, politicians, politics, and power

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself - Power and glory, or happiness.

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A Quote by Aristotle on praise

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Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on possibility

Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on aim, pain, pleasure, and security

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on beginning

Now a whole is that which has a beginning, a middle, and an end.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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