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On being disturbed by things by Epictetus

  



AuthorEpictetus  (55 - 135) Greek Philosopher
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People are not disturbed by things but by the view they take of them.

Epictetus  (55 - 135) Greek Philosopher

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Quotations from Epictetus:

 To accuse others for ones misfortunes is a sign of want of education.
To accuse oneself shows that ones education has begun.
To accuse neither oneself nor others shows ones education is complete.

Epictetus , (55 - 135) Greek Philosopher



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

Epictetus , (55 - 135) Greek Philosopher



 People are not disturbed by things but by the view they take of them.

Epictetus , (55 - 135) Greek Philosopher



 We cannot chose our external circumstances but we can always choose how we respond to them.

Epictetus , (55 - 135) Greek Philosopher



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

Epictetus , (55 - 135) Greek Philosopher



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