Famous Quotes - Aristotle

Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.) was an "ancient Greek philosopher, scientist, and organizer of research, one of the two greatest intellectual figures produced by the Greeks (the other being Plato)." (The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1990 edition) His works are thought to include "Physics", "On the Heavens", "On the Soul", and "Nicomachean Ethics".

"Happiness depends upon ourselves."
"Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered action."
"Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government."
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit."
"From good parents comes a good son."
"A man naturally expects honour for anything in which he excels."
"Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods."
[definition of friendship]
" one soul inhabiting two bodies."
"Hope is a waking dream."

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