Quotes by Aristotle


Friends are an aid to the young, to guard them from error;
to the elderly, to attend to their wants and to supplement their failing power of action; to those in the prime of life, to assist them to noble deeds.

Friendship

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Man is a goal seeking animal.
His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Inspirational

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Since the things we do determine the character of life, no blessed person can become unhappy.
For he will never do those things which are hateful and petty.

Happiness

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The best way to teach morality is to make it a habit with children.

Morality

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Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.

Friendship

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

Art

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Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.

Philosophy

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