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13 Lessons from Aristotle


Classic philosophers like Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates are still well known so many ages later because they truly tapped into and shared some excellent wisdom and philosophies.

Wisdom is timeless.  Here are our top 15 picks of Aristotle quotes to get your gears turning and help you reflect on your life:

1- "We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action."

2- "To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill."

3- "The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live."

4- "There is no great genius without a mixture of madness."

5- "Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom."

6- "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."

7- "Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet."

8- "Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach."

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

10- "Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods."

11- "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
12- "To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing."