Aristotle Quotes: 10 Quotes by Aristotle – The Famous Greek Philosopher And Scientist

Last updated on April 9th, 2018

Aristotle (384-322 BC) was a famous Greek philosopher born in Macedonian city of Satigara in Greece. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, Aristotle was the first genuine scientist in history. His writings include – physics, biology, zoology,metaphysics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theater, music,rhetoric, linguistics, politics and government – and constitute the first comprehensive system of Western philosophy.

Below are top 10 Quotes by Aristotle

1. “The whole is more than the sum of its parts”. 

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2.We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit”.

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3. “There is no great genius without some touch of madness”.

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4. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work”.

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5. “The end of labor is to gain leisure”.

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6. “The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain”.

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7. “The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching”.

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8. “He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled”.

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9. “Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others”.

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

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