Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on existence, free, own, sake, and another

. . . the man is free, we say, who exists for his own sake and not for another's.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on audiences, education, popularity, simplicity, uneducated, and audienceeffective

It is this simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Rhetoric, P. 90

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A Quote by Aristotle on beginning, feeling, men, and wonder

It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysics, i,2

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A Quote by Aristotle on joke and gods

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The gods, too, are fond of a joke.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on life, purpose, seek, definite, archer, attain, and want

It concerns us to know the purposes we seek in life, for then, like archers aiming at a definite mark, we shall be more likely to attain what we want.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on life, rise, banquet, thirsty, and drunk

It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: apud Maxim and Anton, P. 878

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A Quote by Aristotle on action, good, habits, and acquire

It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: The Nicomechean Ethics, P. 144

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A Quote by Aristotle on art, lies, poets, homer, and teach

It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on divinity, excellence, thinking, and thought

It is of itself that the divine thought thinks (since it is the most excellent of things), and its thinking is a thinking on thinking.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysics‎ - Page 138

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A Quote by Aristotle on dream, hope, and wake

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Aristotle by Diogenes Laertus, v, xi

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