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Aristotle Quotes

Greek Philosopher

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

Category: Cities And City Life

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.

Category: Confidence

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.

Category: Courage

It is easy to fly into a passion... anybody can do that, but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time and in the right way… that is not easy.

Category: Courage

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

Category: Courage

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

Category: Crime And Criminals

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.

Category: Crisis

Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.

Category: Dignity

What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.

Category: Discipline

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

Category: Education

Education is the best provision for old age.

Category: Education

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

Category: Education

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

Category: Education

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.

Category: Education

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.

Category: Empire