Aristotle Quotes

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

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

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

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.

Aristotle

The soul can not think without a picture.

Aristotle

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Aristotle

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.

Aristotle

Happiness is prosperity combined with virtue.

Aristotle

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