Category: Aristotle

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”

Aristotle, Metaphysics

“Evil destroys even itself.”

“Evil destroys even itself.”

Aristotle

“No one loves the man whom he fears.” – Aristotle

“No one loves the man whom he fears.” – Aristotle

“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living…

“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.” – Aristotle

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” –…

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” – Aristotle

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who…

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.” – Aristotle

“We must not overlook the difference that it makes whether we…

“We must not overlook the difference that it makes whether we argue from or to first principles.” – Aristotle

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a…

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle

“Refraining from pleasure cultivates temperance, and it is…

“Refraining from pleasure cultivates temperance, and it is through temperance that we can abstain from pleasure.” – Aristotle

“The man who overcomes his desires is braver than he who…

“The man who overcomes his desires is braver than he who overcomes his enemies.” – Aristotle