Epictetus

c. 50 - 120

A Quote by Epictetus on anger

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Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

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A Quote by Epictetus on happiness, worry, will, and uplifting

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

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A Quote by Epictetis

Men are disturbed not by things that happen,but by their opinion of the things that happen

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

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A Quote by Epictetus on life

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Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

Source: Enchiridion

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A Quote by Epictetus on improve, content, and foolish

If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

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A Quote by Epictetus on community, compassion, humanity, and grace

The universe is but one great city, full of beloved ones, divine and human by nature, endeared to each other.

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

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A Quote by Epictetus

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

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A Quote by Epictetus on improve, externals, knowledge, nothing, and distrust

If you would improve, submit to be considered wihout sense and foolish with respect to externals. Wish to be considered to know nothing; and if you shall seem to someone to be a person of importance, distrust yourself.

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

Source: Enchiridion, Pages: 18

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A Quote by Epictetus on banquets, party, strangers, and attention

Avoid banquets which are given by strangers an ignorant persons. But if there is ever occasion to join them, let your attention be carefully fixed, that you slip not into the manner of the vulgar (the uninstructed).

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

Source: Enchiridion, Pages: 33

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A Quote by Epictetus on character, strength, and act

If you have assumed a character above your strength, you have both acted in this matter in an unbecoming way, and you have neglected that which you might have fulfilled.

Epictetus (c. 50 - 120)

Source: Enchiridion, Pages: 36

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