Quotes by Aristotle

Anger is always concerned with individuals, ... whereas hatred is directed also against classes: we all hate any thief and any inf ormer. Mo ...

Aristotle hate anger

A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude.... A whole is what has a beginni ng and mi ...

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Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence. ...

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If thinking is like perceiving, it must be either a process in which the soul is acted upon by what is capable of being thought, o r a proce ...

Aristotle thinking thoughtful

A poet's object is not to tell what actually happened but what could or would happen either probably or inevitably.... For this re ason poet ...

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Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of uni versals, ...

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Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself g et good t ...

Aristotle jealousy envy

Our discussion will be adequate; if it has as much clearness as the subject-matter admits of; for precision is not to be sought fo r alike i ...

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Generally, about all perception, we can say that a sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of thin gs withou ...

Aristotle perception senses form

Young men have strong passions and tend to gratify them indiscriminately. Of the bodily desires, it is the sexual by which they ar e most sw ...

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