Famous Quotes by Aristotle

Aristotle was a famous Greek philosopher, who lived from 384 BC to 322 BC

“No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.”


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

One thing alone not even God can do, To make undone whatever hath been done.” 


“Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”

“Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.”


“The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.”


“The energy of the mind is the essence of life.”


“The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousand fold.”


“The secret to humor is surprise.”

The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
The law is reason, free from passion.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
A friend to all is a friend to none.

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
A constitution is the arrangement of magistrates in a state.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature,
compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
All human beings, by nature, desire to know.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.

Change in all things is sweet.

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.

For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.
It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
Comedy aims at representing men as worse, Tragedy as better than in actual life.

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

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.
It is possible to fail in many ways…while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.


It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Each man judges well the things he knows.

Hope is a waking dream.

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
I have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

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