Aristotle

Aristotle

Aristotle (384–322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist. His writings cover many subjects – including physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theater, music, rhetoric, linguistics, politics and government – and constitute the first comprehensive system of Western philosophy. He was Plato's student and Alexander the Great's tutor.

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The activity of happiness must occupy an entire lifetime, for one swallow does not a summer make.

The Good of man is the active exercise of his soul's faculties in conformity with excellence or virtue or if there be several human excellences or virtues in conformity with the best and most perfect among them

Happiness is the highest good being, a realization and perfect practice of virtue which some can attain, while others have little or none of it

Cruel is the strife of brothers.

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

A nose which varies from the ideal of straightness to a hook or snub may still be of good shape and agreeable to the eye.

It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied and most men live only for the gratification of it.

Obstinate people can be divided into the opinionated the ignorant and the boorish.

Hippocrates is an excellent geometer but a complete fool in everyday affairs.

It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision to which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible.

The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.

Character is that which reveals moral purpose exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.

For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.

Philosophy is the science which considers truth

Tragedy is thus a representation of an action that is worth serious attention, complete in itself and of some amplitude... by means of pity and fear bringing about the purgation of such emotions.

My friends! There are no friends.

It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits, and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.

He is his own best friend and takes delight in privacy, whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude

Happiness may be defined as good fortune joined to virtue or a independence, or as a life that is both agreeable and secure.

To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking, is to be conscious of out own existence.

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