Best Quotes by Epictetus (Top 10)

  1. There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
  2. First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
  3. It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
  4. It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
  5. If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
  6. The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
  7. Other people's views and troubles can be contagious. Don't sabotage yourself by unwittingly adopting negative, unproductive attitudes through your associations with others.
  8. Nature hath given men one tongue but two ears, that we may hear from others twice as much as we speak.
  9. Only the educated are free.
  10. The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

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