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 animals, beauty, confusion, time, and unity

Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of time that the impression of it will be confused. Nor can any very large one, for a whole view of it cannot be had at once, and so there will be no unity and completeness.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on beauty, gifts, and god

Beauty is the gift of God.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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

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A Quote by Aristotle on beauty

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Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on citizenship, community, and politics

The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics, book IV

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