Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on action, emotion, fear, imitation, pity, seriousness, and tragedy

A tragedy is the imitation of an action that is serious and also, as having magnitude, complete in itself . . . with incidents arousing pity and fear, wherewith to accomplish its catharsis of such emotions.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle

All that we do is done with an eye to something else.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on art, education, fate, mankind, and youth

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on change, force, laws, people, and power

Ancient laws remain in force long after the people have the power to change them.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on inventions, motherhood, and necessity

And yet the true creator is necessity, which is the mother of invention.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on art, imitation, and nature

Art not only imitates nature, but also completes it deficiencies.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on animals, justice, and laws

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on men and repentance

Bad men are full of repentance.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on acting, men, and quality

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on good, happiness, practice, and virtue

. . . happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it. . . .

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics

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