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 Epictetus - “He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk.”
 Epictetus - “What will the world be quite overturned when you die”
 Epictetus - “If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible.”
 Epictetus - “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.”
 Epictetus - “Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead It is a return. Is your wife dead It is a return. Are you deprived of your estate is not this also a return”
 Epictetus - “Appearances to the mind are of four kinds. Things either are what they appear to be or they neither are, nor appear to be or they are, and do not appear to be or they are not, and yet appear to be. Rightly to aim in all these cases is the wise man's task.”
 Epictetus - “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for the which he has”
 Epictetus - “Men are disturbed not by things, but by the views which they take of them”
 Epictetus - “Liars are the cause of all the sins and crimes in the world.”
 Epictetus - “I have a lantern. You steal my lantern. What, then, is your honour worth no more to you than the price of my lantern”
 Epictetus - “If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother.”
 Epictetus - “If you set your heart upon philosophy, you must straightway prepare yourself to be laughed at and mocked by many who will say Behold a philosopher arisen among us or How came you by that brow of scorn But do you cherish no scorn, but hold to those things which seem to you the best, as one set by God in that place. Remember too, that if you abide in those ways, those who first mocked you, the same shall afterwards reverence you but if you yield to them, you will be laughed at twice as much as before.”
 Epictetus - “We must not believe the many, who say that only free people ought to be educated, but we should rather believe the philosophers who say that only the educated are free”
 Epictetus - “People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them.”
 Epictetus - “In order to please others, we loose our hold on our lifes purpose.”
 Epictetus - “The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.”
 Epictetus - “The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing”
 Epictetus - “Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen.”
 Epictetus - “It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting.”
 Epictetus - “Whoever then wishes to be free, let him neither wish for anything nor avoid anything which depends on others. If he does not observe this rule, he must be a slave.”
 Epictetus - “It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.”
 Epictetus - “Nature has given men one tongue and two ears, that we may hear twice as much as we speak.”
 Epictetus - “Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.”
 Epictetus - “The universe is but one great city, full of beloved ones, divine and human, by nature endeared to each other”
 Epictetus - “Nature has given to men one tongue, but two ears, that we may hear from others twice as much as we speak”

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