Epictetus quotes

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If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible.
A soul that makes virtue its companion is like an over-flowing well, for it is clean and pellucid, sweet and wholesome, open to al ...
If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.
Control thy passion lest they take vengence on thee.
If you would be well spoken of, learn to be well-spoken; and having learnt to be well- spoken, strive also to be well-doing; so sh ...
We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free; but rather to the philosophers, who sa ...
If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.
We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.
Remember that you are an actor in a drama, of such a part as it may please the master to assign you, for a long time or for a litt ...
It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied ab ...
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