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  Quotes of Aristotle [48]


  1. Happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it.
  2. Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
  3. Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
  4. There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man.
  5. A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.
  6. Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
  7. Law is mind without reason.
  8. Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had.
  9. Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
  10. The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
  11. The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
  12. Nature does nothing uselessly.
  13. They should rule who are able to rule best.
  14. We make war that we may live in peace.
  15. We must as second best...take the least of the evils.
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