Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

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 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 friendship and work

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on friendship and soul

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Diogenes Laeritius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, book V

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