Aristotle Quotes (554 quotes)
Aristotle: The Politics and the Constitution of Athens (1996 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9780521484008
Attributed to Aristotle by Diogenes Laërtius in Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, Book V: "He who has friends can have no true friend"
Aristotle quoted by Diogenes Laërtius in "Lives of Eminent Philosophers"
“All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.”
Rhetoric, Book I, 1369.a5
The Metaphysics (2008 edition), Cosimo, Inc. - ISBN: 9781605203171
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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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“This survival of the fittest which I have here sought to express in mechanical terms, is that which Mr. Darwin has called 'natural selection, or the preservation of favored races in the struggle for life.”