125 Inspirational Aristotle Quotes

Last updated on December 7th, 2019

81. “Education is the best provision for old age.” 
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82. “The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” 

83. “The soul never thinks without a picture.” 
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84. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” 


85. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honour.” 

86. “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” 
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87. “Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.” 
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88. “My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” 
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89. “The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.” 

90. “Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.” 
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91. “The energy of the mind is the essence of life.”
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92. “Man is by nature a political animal.” 
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93. “At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.” 

94. “Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.” 

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95. “The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.” 
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96. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” 
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97. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” 
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98. “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” 

99. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” 

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100. “I have gained this by philosophy … I do without being ordered what some are constrained to do by their fear of the law.” 


101. “Learning is not child’s play; we cannot learn without pain.”  

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102. “To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man.”  


103. “The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.”  

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104. “The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.” 


105. “It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.” 

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106. “Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.” 

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107. “Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.”  


108. “To perceive is to suffer.”  

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109. “He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.” 

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110. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” 

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111. “No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” 


112. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” 

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113. “Hope is a waking dream.” 

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114. “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” 

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115. “In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.” 
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116. “The whole is more than the sum of its parts”. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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