Ten Inspirational Quotes by Aristotle on Life and Wisdom

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

  1. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.”

  2. “Happiness is a sort of action. Happiness depends upon ourselves.”

  3. The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions.”

  4. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

  5. “Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.”

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

  7. “Learning is not child’s play; we cannot learn without pain.”

  8. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”

  9. “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.”

  10. “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.”

Aristotle (384 – 322 BC)

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