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Quote of Epictetus - Be careful to leave your sons...


Biography - Epictetus:

*Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: 50 - Died: 125
Period:
2nd century
1st century
Place of birth: Turkey
Turkey

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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Quotes for: wealth


Quotes

Quotes for: wealth


I am rich in the goods that I can do without.





The wise man is rich





Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.





If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.





A propensity to hope and joy is real riches: One to fear and sorrow, real poverty.





The greatest wealth is to live content with little.











Quotes for: education


Quotes

Quotes about education:


Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.





It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.





Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.





Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.





Education is another sun to those who are educated.





The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.











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Epictetus also said...


Tell yourself, first of all, what kind of man you want to be; and then go ahead with what you are doing.





Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.





So when any one makes you angry, know that it is your own thought that has angered you.





If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid with regard to external things.





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.





We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.












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