"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Aristotle on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Aristotle on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Aristotle on Abraham Lincoln
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Aristotle on Oscar Wilde
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."Aristotle on Pablo Picasso
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age."
"Education is the best provision for old age."
"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 is not easy."
"Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them for these only gave them life, those the art of living well."
"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."