Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on beauty, heroism, soul, and temper

The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on truth

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The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Physics, book. I

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A Quote by Aristotle on dignity

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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on affection, destruction, and habits

Dissimilarity of habit tends more than anything to destroy affection.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on men

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Sophocles said he drew men as they ought to be, and Euripides as they were.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on habits, health, wealth, and wisdom

It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on change

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Change in all things is sweet.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on character and excellence

To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on anger, power, purpose, and time

Anybody can become angry - that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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A Quote by Aristotle on anger, enemies, and overcoming

He overcomes a stout enemy who overcomes his own anger.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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