Aristotle

384 - 322 BC

A Quote by Aristotle on art, children, education, life, and parenthood

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on birth, democracy, government, men, and vulgarity

A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property, and vulgar employments.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics

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A Quote by Aristotle on democracy, majorities, and power

In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics

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A Quote by Aristotle on friendship, honor, and truth

While both [Plato and truth] are dear, piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on peace and war

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We make war that we might live in peace.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on excellence

With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on desires and present

Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on friendship

Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on action, existence, nobility, politics, and society

. . . Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics, book III

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A Quote by Aristotle

One swallow does not make a summer?

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics (4th c. BC)

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