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Epictetus

Quote of Epictetus - Freedom is not procured by a...


Biography - Epictetus:

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

Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.




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Quotes about freedom:


People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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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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