Friday, June 22, 2012

Philosopher Quotes II


Art by Raphael, Brown hair and younger is the depiction of Aristotle.



Quotes from Aristotle:

“Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.”

“Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.”



 
Quotes from Democritus:

“Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.”

“The wrongdoer is more unfortunate then the man wronged.” 









Quotes from Plato:

“All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.”

“All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.”


Art by Raphael, depiction of Plato.



 


Quotes from Plutarch:

“Character is a long standing habit.”

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled."




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