• Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
    Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
    ~ Aristotle
  • The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.
    The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.
    ~ Aristotle
  • Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
    Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
    ~ Aristotle
  • It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
    It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
    ~ Aristotle
  • We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
    We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
    ~ Aristotle
  • All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
    All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
    ~ Aristotle
  • The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
    ~ Aristotle
  • My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
    ~ Aristotle
  • The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
    ~ Aristotle
  • Education is the best provision for old age.
    Education is the best provision for old age.
    ~ Aristotle