Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on gratitude

What soon grows old? Gratitude.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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

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A Quote by Aristotle

The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Rhetoric

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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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A Quote by Aristotle on excellence and happiness

If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on dreams and hope

Hope is a waking dream.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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

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A Quote by Aristotle on art, good, novelty, style, and time

A good style must have an air of novelty, at the same time concealing its art.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on clarity, good, and style

A good style must, first of all, be clear. It must . . . be appropriate.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on cities

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A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on excellence and habits

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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