Aristotle Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Aristotle quotes, Aristotle sayings, and Aristotle proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Law is order, and good law is good order. Aristotle
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness. Aristotle
Irrational passions would seem to be as much a part of human nature as is reason. Aristotle
The unfortunate need people who will be kind to them; the prosperous need people to be kind to. Aristotle
The blood of a goat will shatter a diamond. Aristotle
Even in adversity, nobility shines through, when a man endures repeated and severe misfortune with patience, not owing to insensibility but from generosity and greatness of soul. Aristotle
Nobility and worth are to be found only among the few, but their opposite among the many; for there is not one man of merit and high spirit in a hundred, while there are many destitute of both to be found everywhere. Aristotle
Among the sea-fishes many stories are told about the dolphin, indicative of his gentle and kindly nature…. It appears to be the fleetest of all animals, marine and terrestrial, and it can leap over the masts of large vessels. Aristotle
Fate of empires depends on the education of youth. Aristotle
It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favor but to be ready to do kindness to others. Aristotle
The ideal man takes joy in doing favors for others. Aristotle
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness. Aristotle
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken. Aristotle
The ideal man takes joy in doing favors for others. Aristotle
The ideal man is his own best friend and takes delight in privacy. Aristotle
Teachers, who educate children, deserve more honor than parents, who merely gave them birth; for the latter provided mere life, while the former ensured a good life. Aristotle
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach. Aristotle
There is no great genius without some touch of madness. Aristotle
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources. Aristotle
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god. Aristotle
Kings ought to differ from their subjects, not in kind, but in perfection. Aristotle
Magistrates rule by an established rotation; kings reign for life. Aristotle
Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence. Aristotle
All Earthquakes and Disasters are warnings; there’s too much corruption in the world. Aristotle
Long-lived persons have one or two lines which extend through the whole hand; short-lived persons have two lines not extending through the whole hand. Aristotle
Emotions of any kind can be evoked by melody and rhythm; therefore music has the power to form character. Aristotle
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. Aristotle
Anything whose presence or absence makes no discernible difference is no essential part of the whole. Aristotle
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. Aristotle
Being a father is the most rewarding thing a man whose career has plateaued can do. Aristotle