8 Inspirational Quotes by Epictetus


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Epictetus

Epictetus was a Greek philosopher of 1st and early 2nd centuries C.E.; an exponent of Stoic ethics.

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First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.

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There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.

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The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.

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Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.

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Try to enjoy the great festival of life with other men!

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Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.

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It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.

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He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

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