Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great.
Quotes of Aristotle / Thoughts of Aristotle
- Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
- Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
- There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man.
- Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.”
- “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”
- “Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.”
- “He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.”
- Nature does nothing uselessly.
- What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
- Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.
- The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.
- Love truth, and pardon error.
- Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
- Law is order, and good law is good order.
- Hope is a waking dream.
- Wit is educated insolence.
- Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.
- Education is the best provision for old age.
- The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
- Anyone can become 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 - this is not easy.
- Virtue is a mean state between two vices, the one of excess and the other of deficiency.