The Hot Word
Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Aristotle
More Quotes From
The Art of Rhetoric
attributed to Aristotle
De Interpretatione 9: 19a30-33, Complete Works of Aristotle, trans. by J.L. Ackrill, ed. Jonathan Barnes, Princeton University Press (1984)
"De Tranquillitate Animi" (On Tranquility of Mind) Moral Essays
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.
Aristotle (384–322 B.C.), Greek philosopher. The Art of Rhetoric, sect. 6, ch. 2.11.
Cite this source
Embed this quotation
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
The Daily Beast
Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Advertise with Us
Suggest a Word