40 Aristotle Quotes on Living a Wise and Happy Life

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” Wisdom is knowing what to do next, and happiness is knowing how to enjoy the journey. These are just a few of the wise Aristotle’s quotes on living a wise and happy life. So, if you’re looking for insight into how to live your best life. Look no further than the words of this ancient philosopher.

In this blog post, we’ll explore some of his most insightful quotes on happiness and wisdom and see what we can learn from them!

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

― Aristotle

“There was never a genius without a tincture of madness…”

― Aristotle

“Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.”

― Aristotle

“Justice is the loveliest and health is the best, but the sweetest to obtain is the heart’s desire.”

― Aristotle

“Reason is a light that God has kindled in the soul”

― Aristotle

“Moderation in all things”

― Aristotle

“The Ideal age for marriage in men is 35. The Ideal age for marriage in women is 18”

― Aristotle

“The Law is Reason free from Passion.”

― Aristotle

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

― Aristotle

“The energy of the mind is the essence of life.”

― Aristotle

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”

― Aristotle

“Happiness is a state of activity.”

― Aristotle

“The secret to humor is surprise.”

― Aristotle

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”

― Aristotle

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”

― Aristotle

“He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.”

― Aristotle

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

― Aristotle

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”

― Aristotle

“The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.”

― Aristotle

“The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.”

― Aristotle

“To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man.”

― Aristotle

“Anybody can become angry that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree. And at the right time and for the right purpose. And in the right way — that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.”

-Aristotle Quotes

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts”

– Aristotle

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”
― Aristotle

“He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.”
― Aristotle

“Wise men speak when they have something to say, fools speak because they have to say something”
― Aristotle

“Memory is the scribe of the soul”
― Aristotle

“Whatever lies within our power to do lies also within our power not to do.”
― Aristotle

“The soul never thinks without a mental picture.”
― Aristotle

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”
― Aristotle

“Happiness is a quality of the soul…not a function of one’s material circumstances.”
― Aristotle

“The greatest thing by far is to be a master of metaphor. It is the one thing that cannot be learnt from others. And it is also a sign of genius, since a good metaphor implies an intuitive perception of the similarity in the dissimilar.”

― Aristotle Quotes

“Even that some people try deceived me many times … I will not fail to believe that somewhere, someone deserves my trust.”
― Aristotle

“Without virtue, man is most unholy and savage, and worst in regard to sex and eating.”
― Aristotle

“The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.”
― Aristotle

“Courage is the mother of all virtues because without it, you cannot consistently perform the others.”
― Aristotle

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom
-Aristotle

“Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor. For a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious. And a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.”
― Aristotle

“It is likely that unlikely things should happen”
― Aristotle

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