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Epictetus



    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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    Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public.

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    Only the educated are free.

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    The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.

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    It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.

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    It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.

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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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    Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope

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    In order to please others, we loose our hold on our lifes purpose.

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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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    Let death be daily before your eyes, and you will never entertain any abject thought, nor too eagerly covet anything.

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    Nature has given man one tongue, but two ears, that we may hear twice as much as we speak

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    Men are disturbed not by things, but by the views which they take of them

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    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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    Nothing is in reality either pleasant or unpleasant by nature; but all things become so through habit

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