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Let the blacksmith wear the chains he has himself made.

Proverbs Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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No man will revel long in the indulgence of crime.

Proverbs Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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One day unfolds it and one day destroys.

Proverbs Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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Knowledge is power.

Proverbs Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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Stay a little, that we may make an end the sooner.

Proverbs Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.

Proverbs Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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How God ever brings like to like.

Comparisons Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Ethics Mag (2, 11)

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Therefore Agathon rightly says: "Of this alone even God is deprived, the power of making things that are past never to have been."

Past Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Ethics (bk. VI, ch. II), (R.W. Browne's translation)

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Justice is that virtue of the soul which is distributive according to desert.

Justice Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Metaphysics--On the Virtues and Vices--Justice

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It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.

Ideas Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: "Manual of Greek Mathematics" by T.L. Heath (On The Heavens)

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If at first the idea is absurd, then there is no hope for it.

Ideas Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: "Manual of Greek Mathematics" by T.L. Heath (On The Heavens)

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You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ever had one.

Ideas Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: "Manual of Greek Mathematics" by T.L. Heath (On The Heavens)

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Man is by nature a civic animal.

Politics Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Politics (I, 2)

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No one finds fault with defects which are the result of nature.

Nature Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Ethics (III, 5)

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The greatest thing in style is to have a command of metaphor.

Metaphors Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Poetics (XXII)

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A Delphic sword.

Oracle Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Politica (I, 2), referring to the ambiguous Delphic Oracles

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Revolutions are not about trifles, but spring from trifles.

Revolution Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Politics (bk. VII, ch. IV)

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To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know it.

Questions Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: "The Mathematical Intelligencer" (vol. 6, no. 3)

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One swallow does not make spring.

Swallows Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Ethic--Nicom (bk. I)

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Numbers are intellectual witnesses that belong only to mankind.

Numbers Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Metaphysica (10f-1045a)

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The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.

Mathematics Quotes, by Aristotle , Source: Metaphysica (3-1078b)

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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Education Quotes, by Aristotle

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Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Education Quotes, by Aristotle

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All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.

Education Quotes, by Aristotle

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.

Excellence Quotes, by Aristotle

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