Favorite Quotations ~  Aristotle More Classic Literature

"All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, Nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire." ~ Aristotle

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The soul is characterized by these capacities: self-nutrition, sensation, thinking, and movement.

Wicked men obey for fear, but the good for love.

A common danger unites even the bitterest enemies.

To be conscious that we are perceiving or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.

We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the first move--and he, in turn, waits for you.

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.

We are what we repeatedly do.

A body in motion can maintain this motion only if it remains in contact with a mover.

Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.

All proofs rest on premises.

The gods, too, are fond of a joke.

Wit is educated insolence.

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

All men by nature desire to know.

Democracy is the form of government in which the free are rulers. (Politics)

There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.

Wisdom is the knowledge about principles and causes.

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