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Epictetus

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Biography : *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: 50 - Died: 125
Period:
2nd century
1st century
Place of birth: Turkey
Turkey
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Tell yourself, first of all, what kind of man you want to be; and then go ahead with what you are doing."
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Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them."
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So when any one makes you angry, know that it is your own thought that has angered you."
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To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete."
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We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope."
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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."
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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will."
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It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it."
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Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed."
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Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else."
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If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible."
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Freedom is the right to live as we wish."
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It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them."
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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."
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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."
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The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best."
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No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen."
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It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death."
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