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Epictetus

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


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I am rich in the goods that I can do without.
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The wise man is rich
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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.
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Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.
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A propensity to hope and joy is real riches: One to fear and sorrow, real poverty.
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The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
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Quotes for: education


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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
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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.
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Education is another sun to those who are educated.
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
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All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.
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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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If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid with regard to external things.
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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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