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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
Roman (Greek-born) slave & Stoic philosopher [more author details]
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Bear in mind that you should conduct yourself in life as at a feast.
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Control thy passions, lest they take vengeance on thee.
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First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
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First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
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If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.
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If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods.
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Know, first, who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.
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Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
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Preach not to others what they should eat, but eat as becomes you, and be silent.
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The good or ill of a man lies within his own will.
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Only the educated are free.
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What is the first business of one who practices philosophy? To get rid of self-conceit. For it is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows.
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When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone; nay, God is within, and your genius is within. And what need have they of light to see what you are doing?
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