Best Epictetus' Inspiring image Quotes and sayings

Best Epictetus Quotes

Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher. He was born a slave at Hierapolis, Phrygia and lived in Rome until his banishment when he went to Nicopolis in northwestern Greece for the rest of his life. His teachings were written down and published by his pupil Arrian in his Discourses and Enchiridion.


Best Epictetus Inspiring image  Quotes

“If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone.”
― Epictetus


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“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.”
― Epictetus



“Don't explain your philosophy. Embody it.”
― Epictetus



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



“Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems”
― Epictetus



“Don't just say you have read books. Show that through them you have learned to think better, to be a more discriminating and reflective person. Books are the training weights of the mind. They are very helpful, but it would be a bad mistake to suppose that one has made progress simply by having internalized their contents.”
― Epictetus,

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes



“No man is free who is not master of himself.”
― Epictetus



“The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skilful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. ”
― Epictetus


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


“Seek not the good in external things; seek it in yourselves.”
― Epictetus
Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes


“Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.”
― Epictetus


“Other people's views and troubles can be contagious. Don't sabotage yourself by unwittingly adopting negative, unproductive attitudes through your associations with others.”
― Epictetus


“Circumstances don't make the man, they only reveal him to himself.”
― Epictetus



“Only the educated are free.”
― Epictetus


“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.”
― Epictetus


“People are not disturbed by things, but by the views they take of them.”
― Epictetus, Enchiridion



Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes


Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes


“To accuse others for one's own misfortune 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.”
― Epictetus


“Nature hath given men one tongue but two ears, that we may hear from others twice as much as we speak.”
― Epictetus, The Golden Sayings of Epictetus


“I laugh at those who think they can damage me. They do not know who I am, they do not know what I think, they cannot even touch the things which are really mine and with which I live.”
― Epictetus


“You are a little soul carrying around a corpse”
― Epictetus


“First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.”
― Epictetus


“Attach yourself to what is spiritually superior, regardless of what other people think or do. Hold to your true aspirations no matter what is going on around you.”
― Epictetus



Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

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



“The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.”
― Epictetus
Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes




“First say to yourself what you would be;
and then do what you have to do.”
― Epictetus



“If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.”
― Epictetus





Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

“Any person capable of angering you becomes your master;
he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.”
― Epictetus


“He who laughs at himself never runs out of things to laugh at.”
― Epictetus

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes

Top  Epictetus Inspirational Quotes




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