20 Famous Aristotle Quotes on, Love, Life, and Education

Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.

Greek philosopher Aristotle, was known as the first teacher, 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. Shortly after Plato died, Aristotle left Athens and, at the request of Philip of Macedon, tutored Alexander the Great starting from 343 BC.


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Here are 20 Top Famous Aristotle quotes

  1. Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.

  2. The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

  3. The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.

  4. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

  5. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

  6. Happiness depends upon ourselves.

  7. No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.

  8. Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.

  9. Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

  10. Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.

  11. Hope is a waking dream.

  12. The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.

  13. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

  14. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

  15. To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man.

  16. Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

  17. Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

  18. He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.

  19. All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.

  20. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.



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