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800 Inspiring Aristotle Quotes About Leadership

1. To write well, express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or, think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do.


2. “Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.”- Aristotle


3. “Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.” – Aristotle


4. “It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favor but to be ready to do kindness to others.” ~ Aristotle


5. “The happy life is one in accordance with virtue and unimpeded.”


6. Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” – Aristotle


7. Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. — Aristotle


8. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.” – Aristotle


9. “The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.” — Aristotle Onassis


10. “We must lay it down that the association which is a state exists not for the purpose of living together but for the sake of noble actions.”


11. “Teaching is the highest form of understanding.” — Aristotle


12. “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” — Aristotle


13. Amicus Plato — amicus Aristoteles — magis amica veritas. (Plato is my friend — Aristotle is my friend — but my greatest friend is truth.)


14. Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.


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


16. “Education is the best provision for old age.”


17. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.”


18. “Freedom is obedience to self-formulated rules.” — Aristotle


19. “For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.”


20. Hope is a waking dream. —Aristotle.RD.COM


21. A Friend Is One Soul Abiding In Two Bodies. — Aristotle


22. “From these things it is evident, then, that the city belongs among the things that exist by nature, and that man is by nature a political animal.”


23. “Liars, when they speak the truth, are not believed.”- Aristotle


24. No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.


25. “Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.”- Aristotle


26. All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.


27. “Nature does nothing uselessly.” — Aristotle


28. “Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbor to have them through envy.”


29. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” ~ Aristotle


30. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” -Aristotle


31. It is not enough to win a war. It is more important to organize the peace.


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


33. “Hope is a waking dream.” ~ Aristotle


34. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle


35. “Comedy aims at representing men as worse, Tragedy as better than in actual life.”- Aristotle


36. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” -Aristotle, Greek Philosopher and Scientist


37. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.”~ Aristotle


38. “The greatest of all pleasures is the pleasure of learning.” — Aristotle


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


40. “Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.” – Aristotle


41. ”Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises.” – Aristotle


42. “Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.” ― Aristotle


43. “Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.”


44. “First, have a definite, clear, practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end” – Aristotle


45. “Justice therefore demands that no one should do more ruling than being ruled, but that all should have their turn.”


46. “The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. – Aristotle


47. “Aristotle once said, To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, and be nothing.” – Dave Ramsey


48. “All teaching and all intellectual learning come about from already existing knowledge.” — Aristotle


49. “We Are What We Frequently Do.” – Aristotle


50. Plato is my friend; Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.


51. The gods too are fond of a joke.


52. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous.”- Aristotle


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


54. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” ~ Aristotle


55. “The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” – Aristotle


56. He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.


57. “The energy of the mind is the essence of life.” — Aristotle


58. “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” - Aristotle


59. “To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.” – Aristotle


60. A Friend Is One Soul Abiding In Two Bodies. Aristotle. "A Friend Is One Soul Abiding In Two Bodies." Aristotle


61. “We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.” — Aristotle


62. “A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious.”


63. The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.


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


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


66. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” — Aristotle


67. Nature does nothing in vain. Aristotle


68. “As Aristotle said, 'Excellence is a habit.' I would say furthermore that excellence is made constant through the feeling that comes right after one has completed a work which he himself finds undeniably awe-inspiring. He only wants to relax until he's ready to renew such a feeling all over again because to him, all else has become absolutely trivial.”


69. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous.” — Aristotle


70. “Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.” – Aristotle


71. The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.


72. Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.


73. The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun


74. We must be neither cowardly nor rash but courageous.


75. Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.


76. “Make the best use of what’s in your power and take the rest as it happens.”


77. “The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.”


78. Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.


79. “The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.” – Aristotle


80. “A friend to all is a friend to none.” — Aristotle


81. Obstinate people can be divided into the opinionated, the ignorant, and the boorish.


82. “If the art of shipbuilding were in the wood, ships would exist by nature.” — Aristotle


83. “The weak are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to either.” ― Aristotle


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


85. “If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature’s way.” — Aristotle


86. “All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.” — Aristotle


87. “It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.” – Aristotle


88. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.” – Aristotle


89. “Saying the words that come from knowledge is no sign of having it.” — Aristotle


90. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”―Aristotle


91. “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.”


92. Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle


93. The happy life is regarded as a life in conformity with virtue. It is a life which involves effort and is not spent in amusement.


94. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality in the mind next to honor.” — Aristotle


95. The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.


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


97. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle


98. “The worst thing about slavery is that the slaves eventually get to like it. — Aristotle


99. “Alexander the Great valued learning so highly, that he used to say he was more indebted to Aristotle for giving him knowledge than to his father Philip for life.” – Samuel Smiles


100. “The soul never thinks without a picture.” – Aristotle


101. “All men, by nature, desire knowledge.”- Aristotle


102. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle, Philosopher


103. Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.


104. "Hope is a waking dream.” — Aristotle


105. “You cannot step twice into the same rivers; for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you.”


106. Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.


107. “The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.”


108. “A friend to all is a friend to none.” — AristotleRD.COM


109. “Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” – Aristotle


110. “The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.”


111. “It is evident, then, that it is better for property to be private, but to make it common in use.”


112. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”


113. “The difference between a learned man and an ignorant one is the same as that between a living man and a corpse.”- Aristotle


114. “Every realm of nature is marvelous.” — Aristotle


115. “Virtue is the golden mean between two vices, the one of excess and the other of deficiency.” — Aristotle


116. “The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.”


117. “Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.” — Aristotle


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


119. “Dignity does not consist in possessing honors but in deserving them.”- Aristotle


120. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.”- Aristotle


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


122. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”— Aristotle


123. “A tragedy is that moment where the hero comes face to face with his true identity.” — Aristotle


124. Friends hold a mirror up to each other; through that mirror they can see each other in ways that would not otherwise be accessible to them, and it is this mirroring that helps them improve themselves as persons.


125. “Something is infinite if, taking it quantity by quantity, we can always take something outside.”- Aristotle


126. “No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” — Aristotle


127. “Fate of empires depends on the education of youth.” — Aristotle


128. “The fool tells me his reason; the wise man persuades me with my own.” — Aristotle


129. He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. — Aristotle


130. “Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.” — Aristotle


131. “It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.” — Aristotle


132. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” – Aristotle


133. “He who has conferred a benefit on anyone from motives of love or honor will feel pain if he sees that the benefit is received without gratitude.” — Aristotle


134. Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach. Aristotle.


135. Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. –Aristotle


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


137. There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. –Aristotle


138. Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.


139. “We make war that we may live in peace.” – Aristotle


140. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.


141. A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.


142. “The complete man must work, study and wrestle.” — Aristotle


143. Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises.” ~ Aristotle


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


145. “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing. —Aristotle”


146. “The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.” – Aristotle


147. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”


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


149. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” (Aristotle)


150. “Each man judges well the things he knows.” – Aristotle


151. “Obstinate people can be divided into the opinionated, the ignorant, and the boorish.”- Aristotle


152. The actuality of thought is life.


153. “Aristotle had it right, but he was missing a number: “We are what we do repeatedly.”


154. Teenagers these days are out of control. They eat like pigs, they are disrespectful of adults, they interrupt and contradict their parents, and they terrorize their teachers.


155. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit”. – Aristotle


156. Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.


157. You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality in the mind next to honor. - Aristotle


158. “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.” — Aristotle


159. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~ Aristotle


160. “Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle (but often incorrectly attributed to Jean-Jacques Rousseau)


161. “To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big.” – Aristotle Onassis


162. “It is easy to perform a good action but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.”- Aristotle


163. “Friends hold a mirror up to each other; through that mirror, they can see each other in ways that would not otherwise be accessible to them, and it is this mirroring that helps them improve themselves as persons.” — Aristotle


164. “Love is the cause of unity in all things.” — Aristotle


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


166. It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.


167. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” ~ Aristotle


168. “No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.”


169. ‘We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.’ – Aristotle


170. Man is by nature a political animal.


171. “Courage is the first virtue that makes all other virtues possible.” — Aristotle


172. “Our problem is not that we aim too high and miss, but that we aim too low and hit.” — Aristotle


173. "Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.”― Aristotle


174. “Men engage in factional conflict through fear, both when they have committed injustice and are frightened of paying the penalty, and when they are about to suffer injustice and wish to forestall it.”


175. “All communication must lead to change.” — Aristotle


176. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle


177. “Fortune favors the bold.” — Aristotle


178. “A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.”- Aristotle


179. “Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.” — Aristotle


180. “Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.”- Aristotle


181. “Change in all things is sweet.” ― Aristotle


182. “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.” – Aristotle


183. The greatest thing by far is to be a master of metaphor. It is the one thing that cannot be learned from others and it is also a sign of genius, since a good metaphor implies an intuitive perception of the similarity of the dissimilar.


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


185. “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.” — Aristotle


186. “You are what you repeatedly do. Make excellence a habit, not an act that you do once a while." - Aristotle


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


188. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” —Aristotle.


189. In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. Aristotle


190. Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.


191. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Aristotle


192. “In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle


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


194. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” — Aristotle


195. “The more you know, the more you know you don’t know.”


196. “Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.”


197. “One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.” ― Aristotle


198. “I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.”


199. “Education is the best provision for old age.” — Aristotle


200. “The goodness or badness, justice or injustice, of laws varies of necessity with the constitution of states. This, however, is clear, that the laws must be adapted to the constitutions. But if so, true forms of government will of necessity have just laws, and perverted forms of government will have unjust laws.” ~ Aristotle


201. “The physician heals; Nature makes well.” — Aristotle


202. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” ~Aristotle


203. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” — Aristotle


204. “Quality is not an act; it is a habit.” — Aristotle


205. I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.


206. “The weak are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to either.” — Aristotle


207. "Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.” – Aristotle


208. “Now since shame is a mental picture of disgrace, in which we shrink from the disgrace itself and not from its consequences, and we only care what opinion is held of us because of the people who form that opinion, it follows that the people before whom we feel shame are those whose opinion of us matters to us.”


209. “Democracy arose from men’s thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.” – Aristotle


210. “Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” –attributed to Aristotle


211. Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.


212. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” — Aristotle


213. “Well begun is half done.” — Aristotle


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


215. “The hardest victory is the victory over self.” — Aristotle


216. “What is many is more incorruptible; like a greater amount of water, the multitude is more incorruptible than the few.”


217. “It’s the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle


218. “Nature does nothing in vain.” – Aristotle


219. "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit” – Aristotle


220. “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” — Aristotle


221. Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle


222. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.”


223. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”— Aristotle


224. “What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.”


225. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.”- Aristotle


226. ​“Hope is a waking dream.”– Aristotle


227. Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.


228. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle


229. “All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire.” Aristotle


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


231. “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.”- Aristotle


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


233. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” ― Aristotle


234. “Without virtue and training, Aristotle observed, “it is hard to bear the results of good fortune suitably.”


235. 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.


236. “Man is the meter of all things, the hand is the instrument of instruments, and the mind is the form of forms.” — Aristotle


237. “Wonder implies the desire to learn.” — Aristotle


238. “The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” – Aristotle


239. “The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” — Aristotle


240. “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle


241. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”


242. “In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.” — Aristotle


243. “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.”- Aristotle


244. “Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.” – Aristotle


245. Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.


246. “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.” – Aristotle


247. “One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly, one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.” — Aristotle


248. The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.


249. “All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.”


250. “Each man judges well the things he knows.”- Aristotle


251. “Change in all things is sweet.”- Aristotle


252. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. ” — Aristotle


253. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” — Aristotle


254. There is only one way to avoid criticism. Do nothing. Be nothing. Say nothing. —Aristotle


255. “Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.”- Aristotle


256. “The regime is an arrangement of a city with respect to its offices, particularly the one that has authority over all matters.”


257. “Through discipline comes freedom.”


258. “The basic premise of the democratic sort of regime is freedom.”


259. “Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient.” — Aristotle


260. “It is not possible to rule well without having been ruled.”


261. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, Greek philosopher


262. “Liars, when they speak the truth, are not believed.” – Aristotle


263. “Bad people…are in conflict with themselves; they desire one thing and will another, like the incontinent who choose harmful pleasures instead of what they themselves believe to be good.”


264. “Philosophy begins with wonder.” — Aristotle


265. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” — Aristotle


266. “Justice, therefore, demands that no one should do more ruling than being ruled, but that all should have their turn.” — Aristotle


267. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” ~ Aristotle


268. “Error is multiform (for evil is a form of the unlimited, as in the old Pythagorean imagery, and good of the limited), whereas success is possible in one way only (which is why it is easy to fail and difficult to succeed – easy to miss the target and difficult to hit it); so this is another reason why excess and deficiency are a mark of vice, and observance of the mean a mark of virtue: Goodness is simple, badness is manifold.” ~ Aristotle


269. “True happiness comes from gaining insight and growing into your best possible self. Otherwise, all you’re having is immediate gratification pleasure, which is fleeting and doesn’t grow you as a person.” — Aristotle


270. “The roots of education are bitter but the fruit is sweet.”


271. “When you ask a dumb question, you get a smart answer.” — Aristotle


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


273. “All human beings, by nature, desire to know.”- Aristotle


274. “All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.”- Aristotle


275. “In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.”- Aristotle


276. “He who sees things grow from the beginning will have the best view of them.” — Aristotle


277. “Plato is my friend, Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.”


278. “It’s not that he was wrong to have great ambitions. Alexander just never grasped Aristotle’s “golden mean”—that is, the middle ground. Repeatedly, Aristotle speaks of virtue and excellence as points along a spectrum. Courage, for instance, lies between cowardice on one end and recklessness on the other. Generosity, which we all admire, must stop short of either profligacy and parsimony in order to be of any use. Where the line—this golden mean—is can be difficult to tell, but without finding it, we risk dangerous extremes. This is why it is so hard to be excellent, Aristotle wrote. “In each case, it is hard work to find the intermediate; for instance, not everyone, but only one who knows, finds the midpoint in a circle.”


279. “The political good is justice, and this is the common advantage.”


280. ”Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." — Aristotle


281. “A constitution is the arrangement of magistrates in a state.”- Aristotle


282. Hope is a waking dream.


283. “For often, when one is asleep, there is something in consciousness which declares that what then presents itself is but a dream.”- Aristotle


284. Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies” ― Aristotle


285. “Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.”


286. “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aristotle


287. No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.


288. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit” – Aristotle


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


290. “Human beings are curious by nature.” — Aristotle


291. “Hope is a waking dream.” — Aristotle


292. “Whatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is something celestial, divine, and, consequently, imperishable.” – Aristotle


293. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle


294. “Happiness is activity.”- Aristotle


295. “Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.” — Aristotle


296. He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. —Aristotle


297. “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation.”


298. “There is no genius without some touch of madness.” – Aristotle


299. “95% of everything you do is the result of habit.” — Aristotle


300. “It is possible to fail in many ways…while to succeed is possible only in one way.” – Aristotle


301. “It is absurd to hold that a man should be ashamed of an inability to defend himself with his limbs, but not ashamed of an inability to defend himself with speech and reason; for the use of rational speech is more distinctive of a human being than the use of his limbs.” ― Aristotle, The Rhetoric & The Poetics of Aristotle


302. “Give a man a fish; you feed him for a day. Give a man a poisoned fish; you feed him for the rest of his life.” — Aristotle


303. “Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.”- Aristotle


304. “All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established.” – Aristotle


305. You will never do anything in the world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.


306. “Happiness is a state of activity.”


307. Now each man judges well the things he knows, and of these he is a good judge. And so the man who has been educated in a subject is a good judge of that subject, and the man who has received an all-round education is a good judge in general.


308. What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” - Aristotle. . . What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” - Aristotle. .


309. “Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because life is sweet and they are growing.” – Aristotle


310. “It is better for a city to be governed by a good man than by good laws.” — Aristotle


311. “The roots of education are bitter but the fruit is sweet.”- Aristotle


312. “A promise made must be a promise kept.” — Aristotle


313. “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.”


314. To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.


315. “Liars, when they speak the truth, are not believed.” ~ Aristotle


316. “A friend to all is a friend to none.”- Aristotle


317. I have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.


318. “The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.”


319. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires, for the hardest victory is over self.” – Aristotle


320. Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.


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


322. “Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.”


323. “Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.” — Aristotle


324. “A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude. A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.”


325. “Beauty is the gift of God.” — Aristotle


326. “In all things of nature, there is something of the marvellous.“ – Aristotle


327. “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” – Aristotle


328. In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.. - Aristotle


329. “We are what we repeatedly do.” – Aristotle


330. "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle


331. “Be a free thinker and don’t accept everything you hear as truth. Be critical and evaluate what you believe in.” — Aristotle


332. “All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.” ~ Aristotle


333. “The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure but to avoid pain.” — Aristotle


334. We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.”– Aristotle Onassis


335. “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”― Aristotle


336. “A bad man can do a million times more harm than a beast.” ~ Aristotle


337. After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.” – Aristotle Onassis


338. “What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.”


339. Hope is a waking dream. - Aristotle


340. “Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation.” — Aristotle


341. “Aristotle said: ‘We are what we repeatedly do.’ He was referring to character - the values and habits of our daily behavior that reveal who and what we are.” - John Wooden


342. “Hope is the dream of a waking man.”


343. “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.”


344. “Democracy arose from men’s thinking that if they are equal in any respect they are equal absolutely.”


345. “Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.” — Aristotle


346. If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.” Aristotle Onassis


347. “Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.”


348. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”


349. “Friendship is essentially a partnership.”- Aristotle


350. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” – Aristotle, Philosopher


351. “It is impossible for the whole to be happy unless all, or most or some, of its parts possess happiness.”


352. “We make war that we may live in peace.” — Aristotle


353. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”


354. “Wit is educated insolence.” – Aristotle


355. “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” – Aristotle


356. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” - Aristotle


357. “Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation.”


358. If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way. —Aristotle


359. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” ~ Aristotle


360. “Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.”- Aristotle


361. “To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” — Aristotle


362. “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” Aristotle


363. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” - Aristotle


364. “All men by nature desire knowledge.” — Aristotle


365. Through discipline comes freedom.


366. The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.


367. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” — Aristotle


368. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” ―Aristotle


369. First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. -Aristotle


370. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life: the whole aim and end of human existence.” – Aristotle


371. “Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.”- Aristotle


372. “Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.”- Aristotle


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


374. “Man is by nature a political animal.”- Aristotle


375. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” —Aristotle


376. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. —Aristotle


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


378. “The actuality of thought is life.” – Aristotle


379. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”- Aristotle


380. “For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.” – Aristotle


381. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act. But a habit.” — Aristotle


382. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”


383. “Hope is a waking dream.”


384. “To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” — Aristotle


385. “There is only one way to avoid criticism. Do nothing. Be nothing. Say nothing.” —Aristotle


386. “The quality of life is determined by its activities.” — Aristotle


387. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~ Aristotle


388. “Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.”- Aristotle


389. Comedy aims at representing men as worse, Tragedy as better than in actual life.


390. “Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient.”


391. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.”


392. Aristotle – “There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”


393. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” — Aristotle


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


395. “Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.” ~ Aristotle


396. Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.


397. To the query, What is a friend? his reply was A single soul dwelling in two bodies.


398. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” — Aristotle


399. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” – Aristotle


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


401. We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; in feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.


402. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” – Aristotle


403. “The actuality of thought is life.”- Aristotle


404. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” said Greek philosopher and scientist, Aristotle.


405. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” — Aristotle


406. “Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.” – Aristotle


407. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” —Aristotle


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


409. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” — Aristotle


410. “In all things of nature there is something marvelous.”


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


412. “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”


413. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. -Aristotle


414. “Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.”


415. “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” —Aristotle


416. “The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.” — Aristotle


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


418. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”


419. “Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.” – Aristotle


420. “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” — Aristotle


421. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle


422. “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.”


423. A Friend Is One Soul Abiding In Two Bodies. Aristotle


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


425. Happiness depends upon ourselves.


426. “I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.” — Aristotle


427. “Happiness is the highest good.” — Aristotle


428. Anyone can be angry–that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way–that is not easy. -Aristotle


429. “Well begun is half done.”


430. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” ~ Aristotle.


431. “Hope is a waking dream.” – Aristotle


432. “The guest will judge better of a feast than the cook.” — Aristotle


433. “All friendly feelings toward others come from the friendly feelings a person has for himself.” — Aristotle


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


435. “Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.” — Aristotle


436. The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.


437. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. ”— Aristotle


438. “The secret to humor is surprise.”


439. "First, have a definite, clear, practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end” – Aristotle


440. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” — Aristotle


441. To give away money is an easy matter and in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an easy matter.” – Aristotle


442. “Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.”- Aristotle


443. “Aristotle wrote, “Wisdom is an equal combination of experience plus reflection.”


444. “Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.” – Aristotle


445. “Whoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.” – Aristotle


446. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” — Aristotle, Greek philosopher


447. “To lead an orchestra, you must turn your back on the crowd.” — Aristotle


448. “Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.”― Aristotle


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


450. “It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.”


451. You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle


452. “Law is order, and good law is good order.” — Aristotle


453. “It is possible to fail in many ways… while to succeed is possible only in one way.”- Aristotle


454. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. —Aristotle


455. Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.


456. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”- Aristotle


457. “Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.”- Aristotle


458. “The greatest injustices proceed from those who pursue excess, not by those who are driven by necessity.”


459. “What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” — Aristotle


460. He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader. - Author: Aristotle.


461. “Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.” — Aristotle


462. “Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.” – Aristotle


463. “First, have a definite, clear, practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.” — Aristotle


464. “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.” —Aristotle


465. “A friend is a second self." — Aristotle


466. “The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” Aristotle.


467. “The law is reason, free from passion.” – Aristotle


468. "All friendly feelings toward others come from the friendly feelings a person has for himself.” — Aristotle


469. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” — Aristotle


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


471. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” —Aristotle


472. “Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.” — Aristotle


473. “The many are more incorruptible than the few; they are like the greater quantity of water which is less easily corrupted than a little.” – Aristotle


474. “Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.” — Aristotle


475. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” — Aristotle, father of Western philosophy


476. “Think as the wise men think, but talk like the simple people do.” — Aristotle


477. “Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.” ― Aristotle


478. “Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.” – Aristotle


479. “In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.” – Aristotle


480. “Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way… you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.” ― Aristotle


481. Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.


482. Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.


483. “Speech is the representation of the mind, and writing is the representation of speech.” — Aristotle


484. At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.


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


486. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Aristotle, philosopher


487. “In the arena of human life, the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.” — Aristotle


488. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” —Aristotle, father of Western philosophy


489. It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.


490. "Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”―Aristotle


491. “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.”


492. “Friends hold a mirror up to each other; through that mirror, they can see each other in ways that would not otherwise be accessible to them, and it is this mirroring that helps them improve themselves as persons.”- Aristotle


493. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” Aristotle


494. “Our judgments when we are pleased and friendly are not the same as when we are pained and hostile.”


495. We cannot learn without pain.


496. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle


497. “In fact, Aristotle didn't have a high opinion of Athenian democracy, which had very few safeguards against demagoguery or majoritarianism. A much better form of government, he thought, was what he called a 'politeia,' or a 'constitutional government.' (Roman writers translated 'politeia' as 'affairs of the state,' or 'res publica,' which gave us our word 'republic.') In this kind of society, people govern themselves through deliberations and elections, but they do so in a framework constrained by written constitutions and protections of individual rights.


498. “Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.”- Aristotle


499. “Life is only meaningful when we are striving for a goal.” — Aristotle


500. The society that loses its grip on the past is in danger, for it produces men who know nothing but the present, and who are not aware that life had been, and could be, different from what it is.


501. “Greatness of spirit is accompanied by simplicity and sincerity.” — Aristotle


502. “At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice, he is the worst.”- Aristotle


503. “All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.” — Aristotle


504. Distance does not break off the friendship absolutely, but only the activity of it. – Aristotle


505. "Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet."— Aristotle


506. “The law is reason, free from passion.”


507. "It’s during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light” – Aristotle


508. “Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.” — Aristotle


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


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


511. “Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.”


512. “My Best Friend Is The Man Who In Wishing Me Well Wishes It For My Sake.” — Aristotle


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


514. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”- Aristotle


515. “Whatever creates or increases happiness or some part of happiness, we ought to do; whatever destroys or hampers happiness, or gives rise to its opposite, we ought not to do.” – Aristotle


516. “The Law is Reason free from Passion.”


517. "It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.” ― Aristotle


518. “To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.” – Aristotle Onassis


519. “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” ― Aristotle


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


521. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” Aristotle


522. “Let us presuppose this much, that the best way of life both separately for each individual and in common for cities is that accompanied by virtue—virtue that is equipped to such an extent as to allow them to take part in actions that accord with virtue.”


523. “For where the laws do not rule there is no regime.”


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


525. “Man is by nature a political animal.” — Aristotle


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


527. “Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.”- Aristotle


528. “Most people would rather give than get affection.”- Aristotle


529. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous.” – Aristotle


530. “Aristotle once said, “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, and be nothing.”


531. “No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases, it strikes the eye.”- Aristotle


532. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. – Aristotle


533. “Hope is a waking dream.”- Aristotle


534. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”- Aristotle


535. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.”- Aristotle


536. Aristotle loves the marvelous nature.


537. “The high-minded man does not bear grudges, for it is not the mark of a great soul to remember injuries but to forget them.” — Aristotle


538. “Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.”


539. “At the intersection where your gifts, talents, and abilities meet a human need; therein, you will discover your purpose.” — Aristotle


540. “Walked right by an ex-girlfriend today. Not on purpose, I just didn't recognize her with her mouth closed.” — Aristotle


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


542. Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.


543. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle


544. “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” – Aristotle


545. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” –Aristotle


546. “The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.”


547. Poetry demands a man with a special gift for it, or else one with a touch of madness in him.


548. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” Aristotle


549. Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.


550. The secret to humor is surprise.


551. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle


552. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” — Aristotle


553. "It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." — Aristotle


554. "Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” —Aristotle


555. “The happy life is thought to be one of excellence; now an excellent life requires exertion, and does not consist in amusement. If Eudaimonia, or happiness, is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence; and this will be that of the best thing in us.” ― Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics


556. “Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.” – Aristotle.


557. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.”


558. “The senses are gateways to the intelligence. There is nothing in the intelligence which did not first pass through the senses.” — Aristotle


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


560. “To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” – Aristotle


561. “For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.” – Aristotle


562. “To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.”


563. “Fortune favours the bold.”


564. Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way. You become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.


565. “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.”- Aristotle


566. “Selfishness shows a lack of ability to love any other object or creature but one’s self.” – Aristotle


567. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle


568. “Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.”


569. “A friend to all is a friend to none.”—Aristotle


570. “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation.” — Aristotle


571. The difference between a learned man and an ignorant one is the same as that between a living man and a corpse.


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


573. My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.


574. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle


575. “Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.”- Aristotle


576. A friend to all is a friend to none.


577. For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.


578. Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.


579. “Republics decline into democracies, and democracies degenerate into despotism.”- Aristotle


580. “Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.”- Aristotle


581. “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”


582. 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.


583. It is possible to fail in many ways. while to succeed is possible only in one way.


584. “No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.”- Aristotle


585. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle


586. “When asked how much educated men were superior to those uneducated, Aristotle answered, “As much as the living are to the dead.” – Diogenes Laertius


587. “Poetry demands a man with a special gift for it, or else one with a touch of madness in him.”- Aristotle


588. “Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.”


589. Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises.” – Aristotle


590. “Hope is the dream of a waking man.”– Aristotle


591. He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.


592. “The complete man must work, study and wrestle.”


593. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” – Aristotle


594. Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.


595. “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” — AristotleGETTY IMAGES, RD.COM


596. “What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.” — Aristotle


597. For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them. ―Aristotle


598. “Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.” – Aristotle


599. “Those who know, do. Those who understand, teach.”- Aristotle


600. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” — Aristotle


601. First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. –Aristotle


602. “All proofs rest on premises.” – Aristotle


603. “In his final sermon before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King, Jr., said, ‘Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. You don’t have to know Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to serve. You don’t have to know the Second Theory of Thermodynamics and Physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”


604. “Our youth should also be educated with music and physical education.” — Aristotle


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


606. “There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.”


607. “Love is composed of single soul inhabiting two bodies.”- Aristotle


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


609. “We work to earn our leisure.” — Aristotle


610. Quality is not an act, it is a habit.


611. “The intelligence consists not only in the knowledge but also in the skill to apply the knowledge into practice.” — Aristotle


612. “Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.” — Aristotle


613. “Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.”


614. “The misanthrope, as an essentially solitary man, is not a man at all: he must be a beast or a god…” — Aristotle


615. “Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.”- Aristotle


616. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”– Aristotle


617. “Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” — Aristotle


618. “What is at issue then?”—said I—”Is it possible for one man to form an accurate judgment about another’s character? Or are we all such self-deceivers that none of us can presume to know anything about himself or any other human being? – Aristotle


619. “Life in accordance with intellect is best and pleasantest, since this, more than anything else, constitutes humanity.” – Aristotle


620. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” — Aristotle


621. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” — Aristotle


622. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle


623. “It is the mark of an educated mind to expect that amount of exactness which the nature of the particular subject admits. It is equally unreasonable to accept merely probable conclusions from a mathematician and to demand strict demonstration from an orator.” — Aristotle


624. “He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.” — Aristotle


625. “Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.” – Aristotle


626. “Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.”


627. “The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.” — Aristotle


628. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” Aristotle


629. Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.


630. “As Aristotle said, ‘Excellence is a habit.’” – Criss Jami


631. The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.


632. “But obviously a state which becomes progressively more and more of a unity will cease