Aristotle Quotes

The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men.

Aristotle

The secret to humour is surprise.

Aristotle

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.

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It is better to rise from life as from a banquet - neither thirsty nor drunken.

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To enjoy the things we ought, and to hate the things we ought, has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.

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

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The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.

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The soul can not think without a picture.

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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

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Tragedy is an imitation of a whole and complete action of some amplitude. . . . Now a whole is that which has a beginning, a middle, and an end.

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Happiness is prosperity combined with virtue.

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And happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace.

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Everything that depends on the action of nature is by nature as good as it can be, and similarly everything that depends on art or any rational cause, and especially if it depends on the best of all causes. To entrust to chance what is greatest and most noble would be a very defective arrangement.

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The single harmony produced by all the heavenly bodies singing and dancing together springs from one source and ends by achieving one purpose, and has rightly bestowed the name not of \\\"disordered\\\" but of \\\"ordered universe\\\" upon the whole.

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Law is order, and good law is good order.

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Well begun is half done.

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