10 Best Inspiring Aristotle Quotes to help you live The Good Life

aristotle quote about patienceHere are 10 of the best Aristotle quotes to help you live what he calls “The Good Life” – which is sometimes translated as “The Admirable Life.”

If you’ve read my books, then you know I love Aristotle.

I write a lot about Aristotle’s ancient and timeless philosophies on life, love, ethics and fulfillment – beyond sharing Aristotle quotes.

Some articles I wrote with Aristotle’s philosophies and Aristotle quotes

Cliff notes on Aristotle’s background:

aristotle quotes are very inspiringHe is an Ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, nicknamed the “Father of Western Philosophy.” Aristotle was the tutor of Alexander the Great and founder of his own school in Athens called the Lyceum. Aristotle is best known as the founder of formal logic and for writing about ethics and the importance of strong character.

Below are 10 of the best Aristotle quotes


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


Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle


Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. – Aristotle


Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle


What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. – Aristotle


Anyone can become angry, that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way, this is not easy. – Aristotle


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


You will never do anything in the world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. – Aristotle


“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle


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

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