Aristotle, also known as Aristotle of Stagira, was a Greek philosopher and polymath who lived from 384 BC to 322 BC. He is considered one of the most influential figures in Western philosophy and his works have had a significant impact on various fields of study, including logic, ethics, politics, biology, and metaphysics.
Aristotle was a student of Plato and later became the tutor of Alexander the Great. He founded his own school of philosophy, known as the Lyceum.
Aristotle's approach to knowledge was based on observation and empirical evidence, and he developed a systematic method of inquiry that laid the foundation for scientific thinking.
Below are 10 of his famous quotes:
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all Wisdom.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
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 it is not easy.
The unwilling is the most miserable human.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
Narrow minded lead always to the extreme.
Knowing Yourself is The Beginning of All Wisdom.
The ideal man, takes joy in doing favors for others.
Be a free thinker and don't accept everything you hear as truth. Be critical and evaluate what you believe in.
Aristotle's ideas and teachings have had a profound and lasting impact on philosophy, science, and various disciplines throughout history. His systematic approach to knowledge and his contributions to logic and reasoning continue to be studied and debated to this day.