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Biography - Epictetus:

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

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



Note 

Note



Other version: "When someone irritates you, be assured that it is your own opinion which has irritated you."


Source: Handbook (Enchiridion)

Wikisource - Epictetus, the Discourses as reported by Arrian, the Manual, and Fragments (en) 



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



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Lorsque donc quelqu'un te met en colère, sache que c'est ton jugement qui te met en colère.

German
Wenn dich also jemand reizt, so wisse, daß es deine eigene Vorstellung ist, die dich gereizt hat.




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




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