They [Young People] have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations; moreover, their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things — and that means having exalted notions. They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones: Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning — all their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently. They overdo everything — they love too much, hate too much, and the same with everything else. -Aristotle
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered. -Aristotle
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former. – Aristotle #quote
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. -Aristotle
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved. -Aristotle