384-322 BC, Greek Philosopher
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Aristotle – [Cities and City Life]

A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
Aristotle – [Friends and Friendship]

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
Aristotle – [Action]

All men by nature desire to know.
Aristotle – [Nature]

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
Aristotle – [Virtue]

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
Aristotle – [Empire]

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 — this is not easy.
Aristotle – [Anger]

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
Aristotle – [Animals]

Bad men are full of repentance.
Aristotle – [Repentance]

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Aristotle – [Confidence]

Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of time that the impression of it will be confused. Nor can any very large one, for a whole view of it cannot be had at once, and so there will be no unity and completeness.
Aristotle – [Beauty]

Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle – [Character]

Cruel is the strife of brothers.
Aristotle – [Family]

Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Aristotle – [Freedom]

Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Aristotle – [Dignity]

Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Aristotle – [Character]

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Aristotle – [Education]

Education is the best provision for old age.
Aristotle – [Education]

Either a beast or a god.
Aristotle – [Humankind]

Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
Aristotle – [Equality]

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