Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

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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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 accidents, circumstances, dignity, grace, idealism, and life

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of the circumstances.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on bravery, justice, and learning

Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it. . . . We become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

Contributed by: Zaady

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