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Quote of Epictetus - We should not moor a ship...


Biography - Epictetus:

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

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




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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: hope


Quotes

Quotes about hope:


In all things it is better to hope than to despair.





Hope stole into my heart against my will.





Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.





Don't despair.





Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.





Love is only known by him who hopelessly persists in love.











Quotes

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.





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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