Aphorisms by author: Aristotle

Democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property and vulgar employments.
By theme : Democracy
Democracy is the same tyranny, shared among many people.
By theme : Democracy
Our characters are a result of our conduct.
By theme : Behavior Character
The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.
By theme : Politics State
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
By theme : Education Morality
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
By theme : Friendship
The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.
By theme : Politics Society
Nature does nothing without purpose or uselessly.
By theme : Nature Wisdom
Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope.
By theme : Youth
The masses of mankind are evidently slavish in their tastes, preferring a life suitable to beasts.
By theme : Life Men Philosophy
Democracy arose from men`s thinking that if they were equal in any respect, they were equal absolutely.
By theme : Democracy
A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.
By theme : Behavior Friendship Relations Thought
It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision, which the nature of the subject admits, and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.
By theme : Education Knowledge
We are what we repeatedly do.
By theme : Philosophy Psychology
Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law and without justice.
By theme : Men Society
Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
By theme : Wit
Between friends there is no need of justice.
By theme : Friendship Relations
Teaching is the highest form of understanding.
By theme : Education Knowledge
A common danger unites even the bitterest enemies.
By theme : Behavior Relations
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.
By theme : Character Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
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