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ARISTOTLE
Greek philosopher
(384 BC - 322 BC)
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The mass of mankind are evidently slavish in their tastes, preferring a life suitable to beasts.
      - [Taste]

The one exclusive sign of a thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
      - [Teaching]

The proof that you know something is that you are able to teach it.
      - [Knowledge]

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
      - [Education]

The state exists for the sake of a good life, and not for the sake of life only.
      - [States]

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness, and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
      - [Value]

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
      - [Justice]

The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
      - [Inequality]

There is always something new out of Libya.
      - [Africa : Novelty]

There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
  [Lat., Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementia.]
      - quoted by Burton's in "Anatomy of Melancholy"
        [Genius]

There must be in prudence also some master virtue.
      - [Prudence]

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
      - [Education]

Time past, even God is deprived of the power of recalling.
      - [Past]

To become an able man in any profession, there are three things necessary,--nature, study, and practice.
      - [Ability]

To die in order to avoid the pains of poverty, love, or anything that is disagreeable, is not the part of a brave man, but of a coward.
      - [Suicide]

To die, and thus avoid poverty or love, or anything painful, is not the part of a brave man, but rather of a coward; for it is cowardice to avoid trouble, and the suicide does not undergo death because it is honorable, but in order to avoid evil.
      - [Cowards]

To learn is a natural pleasure, not confined to philosophers, but common to all men.
      - [Learning]

Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the nonperformance of base ones.
      - [Virtue]

We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
      - [Action]

We cannot learn without pain.
      - [Learning]

We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.
      - [Leisure]

We make war that we may live in peace.
      - [War]

We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.
      - [Soul]

We should aim rather at leveling down our desires than leveling up our means.
      - [Goals]

We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
      - [Friends]


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