Philosophical Quotes

Marble bust of Aristotle. Roman copy after a Greek bronze original by Lysippus c. 330 BC. The alabaster mantle is modern. ?? Aristotle
I will not allow the Athenians to sin twice against philosophy.
During the uprisings against Macedonian rule that followed the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C.E., Alexander’s former tutor, Aristotle, escaped Athens saying this. Appeared in the article, "What Is a Pholosopher?", on May 16th 2010 in New York Times, http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/16/what-is-a-philosopher/.