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Epictetus

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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

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When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
Epictetus




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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde
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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
Katherine Mansfield
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Quotes for: anger:



Quotes for: anger

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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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With the good man anger is quick to die.”
Publilius Syrus
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If I were not king, I should lose my temper.”
Louis XIV
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Anger is a short madness.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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So when any one makes you angry, know that it is your own thought that has angered you.”
Epictetus
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Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.”
Robert Green Ingersoll
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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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