Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on order, superiority, inferior, equal, revolution, and state of mind

Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal; and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind that creates revolutions.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics

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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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A Quote by Aristotle on interest, revolution, and interests

In revolutions the occasions may be trifling but great interests are at stake.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics

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A Quote by Aristotle on sedition, disagreement, rivulet, phalanx, and cause

For as the interposition of a rivulet, however small, will occasion the line of the phalanx to fluctuate, so any trifling disagreement will be the cause of seditions.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Aristotle's Politics: A Treatise on Government‎ - Page 169

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A Quote by Aristotle on history, poetry, reason, serious, philosophical, and attention

For this reason poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Poetics, Chap. 9

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A Quote by Aristotle on achievement, choice, and individuality

For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on evil and men

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Evil draws men together.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Rhetoric

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A Quote by Aristotle on god, need, society, beast, and sufficient

He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics

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A Quote by Aristotle on action, brave, just, temperate, and acts

We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics Book 2 Chap. 1

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A Quote by Aristotle on evil

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We must as a second best, as people say, take the least of the evils.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: The Nicomachean Ethics‎ - Book 2 Chap. 9

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