Quotes by Aristotle

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.


All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.


Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.


Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.


Happiness depends upon ourselves.


It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.


Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.


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.


One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.


Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.