Facts by Great Philosophers – Part 2



Fact #11: A human being is not a self-sufficient being. As long as he is not a beast or a god, a man cannot be self-sufficient. 
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.”
– Aristotle

Fact #12: Hope is like a live dream. Hoping is like walking with a dream side by side. 
Hope is a waking dream.”
– Aristotle

Fact #13: To overcome desires is the greatest victory for any man. 
I count him brave who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.”
– Aristotle

Fact #14: By nature, a man is an animal with influence. Whenever there's more than one man, there's politics. 
Man is by nature a political animal.”
– Aristotle

Fact #15: Every nature has impact. 
Nature does nothing in vain.”
– Aristotle

Fact #16: Genius produces some sort of madness. 
No great genius have ever existed without some touch of madness.”
– Aristotle

Fact #17: We have to believe the truth rather than friendship. 
Piety requires us to honour truth above our friends.”
– Aristotle

Fact #18: We have to believe the truth rather than friendship. 
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.”
– Aristotle

Fact #19: The educated are like the living organisms. The uneducated are like the dead. 
The educated differs from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.” 
– Aristotle

Fact #20: Teaching is the job which reveals the true knowledge of the person. Even if a man boasts himself about how educated he is, he will still have nothing if he doesn't teach/give/share his knowledge to others. 
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.”
 – Aristotle


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