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Quotes By Epictetus

Nationality
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DOB
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2055
DOD
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0135

Philosopher Epictetus was born in 2055 AD. A Greek citizen, Epictetus was born in Greece. Epictetus was -1920 years old when he died in 0135 AD. In his life Epictetus was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.

- The Discourses , Epictetus

All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.

- Epictetus

All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.

- Epictetus

Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee

- Epictetus

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

- Epictetus

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.

- Epictetus

Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.

- Epictetus

God has entrusted me with myself.

- Epictetus

He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk.

- 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

If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.

- Epictetus

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

- Epictetus

It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.

- Epictetus

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

- Epictetus

Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.

- Epictetus

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