Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on appearance, ideas, and world

It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: "On The Heavens", in T. L. Heath Manual of Greek Mathematics, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1931.

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A Quote by Aristotle on desires, enemies, overcoming, and victory

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on nature

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In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Parts of Animals, book I

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A Quote by Aristotle on jobs, mind, and degrade

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on art, nature, patience, and purpose

If purpose, then, is inherent in art, so is it in Nature also. The best illustration is the case of a man being his own physician, for Nature is like that - agent and patient at once.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Physics, book. II

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A Quote by Aristotle on aim, influence, knowledge, life, end, archer, sciences, capactity, and object

If there is some end of the things we do . . . will not the knowledge of it, then, have a great influence on life? Shall we not, like archers who have a mark to aim at, be more likely to hit upon what we should? If so, we must try, in outline at least, to determine what it is, and of which of the sciences or capacities it is the object.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Ethics

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A Quote by Aristotle on learning and pain

Learning is no child's play; we cannot learn without pain

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politica, V., 5

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A Quote by Aristotle on justice, leisure, order, peace, and war

We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on limitations and order

The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order,
symmetry, and limitation, and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Metaphysica, 3-1078b.

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A Quote by Aristotle on anger, judgment, pity, envy, and carpenter

It is not right to pervert the judge by moving him to anger or envy or pity-one might as well warp a carpenter's rule before using it.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Rhetoric‎ - Page 3

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