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Aristotle

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Aristotle

Aristotle (Stageira, 384 BC - Chalkis, 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, linguistics, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together with Plato and Socrates (Plato's teacher), Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy. The writings of Aristotle were the first to create a comprehensive system of Western philosophy, encompassing ethics, aesthetics, logic, science, politics, and metaphysics.

Friday Nov 16, 2018

Aristotle: Your good mood

If you want your life to smile at you,
give your good mood first.

Thursday Sep 13, 2018

Aristotle: Learning to do

What we have to learn to do,
we learn by doing.

Wednesday Mar 7, 2018

Aristotle: Educating the mind

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

Monday Apr 17, 2017

Aristotle: Pleasure in the job

Pleasure in the job puts
perfection in the work.

Friday Sep 9, 2016

Aristotle: Excellence is never an accident

Excellence is never an accident.
It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives
- choice, not chance, determines your destiny.

Friday Sep 2, 2016

Aristotle: The energy of the mind

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Friday Jul 8, 2016

Aristotle: To know and to understand

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

Friday Oct 30, 2015

Aristotle: Knowing yourself

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

Friday Jun 26, 2015

Aristotle: Friendship

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

Wednesday Feb 19, 2014

Aristotle: Happiness

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

Friday Jul 19, 2013

Aristotle: Educated Mind

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