Epictetus

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 Epictetus

Epictetus

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 09:09:11]
Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 09:09:18]
Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 09:09:34]
Do not seek to bring things to pass in accordance with your wishes, but wish for them as they are, and you will find them.
More Epictetus [09/12/2011 09:09:47]
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:15]
God has entrusted me with myself.More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:29]
If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:05]
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:12]
If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:18]
If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:26]
If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:04]
Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:16]
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:34]
It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:41]
It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:53]
It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:01]
Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:08]
People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:50]
Silence is safer than speech. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:02]
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:09]
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your bestMore Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:22]
The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:47]
Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:12]
We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free; but rather to the philosophers, who say that the well-educated alone are free.More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:19]
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. More Epictetus [09/12/2011 10:09:26]

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