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Aristotle Quotes on Man (56 Quotes)


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  • There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man.
    (Aristotle)

  • Man is by nature a political animal.
    (Aristotle)

  • Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
    (Aristotle)

  • The state is a creation of nature and man is by nature a political animal.
    (Aristotle)

  • At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
    (Aristotle)


  • We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
    (Aristotle)

  • No one loves the man whom he fears.
    (Aristotle)

  • To write well, express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or, think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do.
    (Aristotle)

  • The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
    (Aristotle)

  • The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
    (Aristotle)

  • Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
    (Aristotle)

  • The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
    (Aristotle)

  • Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
    (Aristotle)

  • Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
    (Aristotle)

  • Men come together in cities in order to live they remain together in order to live the good life
    (Aristotle)


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