25 Beautiful Quotes and Thoughts By Aristotle

  1. A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
  2. All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
  3. Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
  4. Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
  5. Education is the best provision for old age.
  6. Friendship is essentially a partnership.
  7. Happiness depends upon ourselves.
  8. If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature’s way.
  9. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
  10. Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
  11. Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
  12. No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
  13. No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
  14. Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
  15. Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
  16. Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
  17. The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
  18. The end of labor is to gain leisure.
  19. The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
  20. The secret to humor is surprise.
  21. There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
  22. What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
  23. Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
  24. Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
  25. Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.