Q – Aristotle

Aristotle was a Greek Philosopher circa 384 - 322BC, one of the most important philosopher's in the history of Western civilisation.

He spent much of his life studying to improve his own knowledge, including training at Plato's academy. He was also the tutor for Alexander the Great and founded his own school.

 

'Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach'

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'Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit'

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'We make war that we may live in peace'

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'The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead'

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'No one loves the man who he fears'

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'Quality is not an act, it is a habit'

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'Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies'

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'To perceive is to suffer'

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'What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do'

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'Piety requires us to honour truth above our friends'

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'Hope is a waking dream'

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'Education is the best provision for old age'

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'No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness'

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'It is best to rise from a banquet, neither thirsty or drunken'

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'Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well'

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'Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them'

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'The soul never thinks without a picture'

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

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'What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies'

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'It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light'

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'Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them'

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'Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity'

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'Wit is educated insolence'

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

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'The energy of the mind is the essence of life'

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'The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain'

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'All men by nature desire knowledge'

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