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Arastotal

Arastotal

By alma

A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.
Aristotle
A friend is a second self.
Aristotle
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Aristotle
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All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Aristotle
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All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
Aristotle
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Aristotle
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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
Aristotle
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Aristotle
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Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
Aristotle
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It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
Aristotle
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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Aristotle
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It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
Aristotle
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Law is mind without reason.
Aristotle
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Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.
Aristotle
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way... you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
Aristotle
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One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.
Aristotle
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Aristotle
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Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle
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The gods too are fond of a joke.
Aristotle
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The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
Aristotle
The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.
Aristotle
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To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.
Aristotle
To perceive is to suffer.
Aristotle
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
Aristotle
Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing.
Aristotle, 'Nicomachean Ethics'
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It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
Aristotle, 'Nicomachean Ethics,' 325 B.C.
Evil brings men together.
Aristotle, (attributed)
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Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Aristotle, Eudemian Ethics
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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.
Aristotle, Eudemos

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