Quotes by Aristotle

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I count him braver who conquers his desires than him who conquers his enemies for the hardest victort is the victory over self.
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All human actions have one or more of these seven causes chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
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If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
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It is better to rise from life as from a banquet - neither thirsty nor drunken.
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 moderation  

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We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.
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The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
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 integrity  

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And this activity alone would seem to be loved for its own sake; for nothing arises from it apart from the contemplating, while from practical activities we gain more or less apart from the action. And happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace.
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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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