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Aristotle Quotes

Greek Philosopher

Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.

Category: Truth

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

Category: Truth

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.

Category: Virtue

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

Category: Virtue

The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.

Category: Virtue

Wit is educated insolence.

Category: Wit

Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.

Category: Wit

It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize.

Category: Wonder

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.

Category: Writers And Writing

The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.

Category: Youth

They [Young People] have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations; moreover, their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things -- and that means having exalted notions. They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones: Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning -- all their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently. They overdo everything -- they love too much, hate too much, and the same with everything else.

Category: Youth