Aristotle Quotes

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

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property, and vulgar employments.

Aristotle

Humour is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humour, for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.

Aristotle

Wonder implies the desire to learn.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

Where some people are very wealthy and others have nothing, the result will be either extreme democracy or absolute oligarchy, or despotism will come from either of those excesses.

Aristotle

This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.

Aristotle

When we deliberate it is about means and not ends.

Aristotle

A good style must have an air of novelty, at the same time concealing its art.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

We make war that we may live in peace.

Aristotle

The secret to humour is surprise.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

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