125 Powerful Aristotle Quotes ( By The Famous Greek Philosopher And Scientist)

Last updated on October 26th, 2018

41. “Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.”

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42. “For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.” 
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43. “Change in all things is sweet.” 
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44. “In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.” 

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45. “Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.” 
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46. “No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.” 
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47. “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.” 

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48. “We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.” 
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49. “Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard t`o their form but with regard to their mode of life.” 
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50. “Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.”

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51. “A statement is persuasive and credible either because it is directly self-evident or because it appears to be proved from other statements that are so.” 
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52. “Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.” 
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53. “The law is reason, free from passion.” 
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54. “Man is the only animal capable of reasoning, though many others possess the faculty of memory and instruction in common with him.” 
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55. “All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.” 
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56. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” 

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57. “Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.” 
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58. “If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature’s way.” 
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59. “All men by nature desire knowledge.” 
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60. “Persuasion is clearly a sort of demonstration, since we are most fully persuaded when we consider a thing to have been demonstrated.” 

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61. “It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.” 
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62. “Bad men are full of repentance.” 
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63. “He who hath many friends hath none.” 

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64. “Well begun is half done.” 
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65. “The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.” 
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66. “Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” 
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67. “Nature does nothing in vain.” 
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68. “What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.”
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69. “Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.” 

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70. “Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.” 
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71. “We make war that we may live in peace.” 
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72. “Wit is educated insolence.” 

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73. “The secret to humour is surprise.”
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74. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.” 
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75. “A friend to all is a friend to none.” 
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76. “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.” 

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77. “Happiness depends upon ourselves!” 
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78. “Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.” 
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79. “Friendship is essentially a partnership.” 
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80. “Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.” 
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