Top 10 Quotes by Aristotle

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Bad men are full of repentance. Arist

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It is their character indeed that makes people who they are. But it is by reason of their actions that they are happy or the reverse.
Aristotle

Patience s bitter, but it's fruit is sweet.

Aristotle
Female cats are very Lascivious, and make advances to the male.
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Soul and body, I suggest react sympathetically upon each other. A change in the state of the soul produces a change in the shape of the body and conversely, a change in the shape of the body produces a change in the state of the soul.

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Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.
Aristotle

These, then, are the four kinds of royalty. First the monarchy of the heroic ages; this was exercised over voluntary subjects, but limited to certain functions; the king was a general and a judge, and had the control of religion The second is that of the barbarians, which is a hereditary despotic government in accordance with law. A third is the power of the so-called Aesynmete or Dictator; this is an elective tyranny. The fourth is the Lacedaemonian, which is in fact a generalship, hereditary and perpetual.

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Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.
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Meanness is incurable; it cannot be cured by old age, or by anything else.

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Wretched, ephemeral race, children of chance and tribulation, why do you force me to tell you the very thing which it would be most profitable for you not to hear? The very best thing is utterly beyond your reach: not to have been born, not to be, to be nothing. However, the second best thing for you is: to die soon.