Aristotle Quotes (398 quotes)
“Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way... you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.”
Nicomachean Ethics, Book III
“It is evident that the state is a creation of nature, and that man is by nature a political animal.”
Politics Book 1, 1253a
As quoted in: Wit and wisdom of Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, New Book Society of India, 1967
Aristotle: The Politics and the Constitution of Athens (1996 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9780521484008
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Bio: Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, linguistics, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together with Plato and Socrates, Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy.
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