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No man is free who is not master of himself.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty remember that God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)

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A wise man is he who does not grieve for the thing which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forebearing.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)

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Only the educated are free.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
We have two ears and one mouth so we may listen more and talk the less.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
Tell me where I can escape death: discover for me the country, show me the men to whom I must go, whom death does not visit. Discover to me a charm against death. If I have not one, what do you wish me to do? I cannot escape from death, but shall I die lamenting and trembling? . . . Therefore if I am able to change externals according to my wish, I change them: but if I cannot, I am ready to tear the eyes out of him who hinders me.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
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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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
It is the action of an uninstructed person to reproach others for his own misfortune; of one entering instruction, to reproach himself; and one perfectly instructed, to reproach neither others nor himself.
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Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD), Enchiridion
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