Top 30+ Aristotle Quotes with Images

Share via
1 share

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the Macedonian city of Stagira, Greece. His writings cover many subjects – including physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, rhetoric, linguistics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, politics and government.


Following are the top 32 Aristotle Quotes with images.

Aristotle Quotes

“A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.”

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

“All human beings, by nature, desire to know.” Aristotle history

“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.”

“Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way – that is not easy.”

“At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.”

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”

“Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.”

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

“He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.”

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.”

“I have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.”

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”

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

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” Aristotle Poetic

“Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.”

“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.”

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”

“Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.”

“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.”

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”

“The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.”

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

“The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.”

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

“There is no great genius without some touch of madness.”

“Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.”

“To love someone is to identify with them.”

“We are what we repeatedly do.”

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.”


Like it? Share with your friends!

Share via
1 share