Quotationz.com  
| | | | | |
   
All Words Any Word Phrase     Highlight Results

 :: 50-120, Stoic Philosopher

Quote Bullet

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 about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
~ Epictetus - [Body]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
~ Epictetus - [Knowledge]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

It is not he who gives abuse that affronts, but the view that we take of it as insulting; so that when one provokes you it is your own opinion which is provoking.
~ Epictetus - [Insults]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
~ Epictetus - [Pleasure]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking and other bodily functions. These things are best done by the way; all your attention must be given to the mind.
~ Epictetus - [Mind]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

It is your own convictions which compels you; that is, choice compels choice.
~ Epictetus - [Choice]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
~ Epictetus - [Attitude]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
~ Epictetus - [Knowledge]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Let death be daily before your eyes, and you will never entertain any abject thought, nor too eagerly covet anything.
~ Epictetus - [Death and Dying]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Liars are the cause of all the sins and crimes in the world.
~ Epictetus - [Lies and Lying]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
~ Epictetus - [Power]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen.
~ Epictetus - [Opinions]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.
~ Epictetus - [Belief]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.
~ Epictetus - [Listening]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.
~ Epictetus - [Hope]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return. Are you deprived of your estate? is not this also a return?
~ Epictetus - [Losers and Losing]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

No great thing is created suddenly.
~ Epictetus - [Greatness]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
~ Epictetus - [Perseverance]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

No man is free who is not a master of himself.
~ Epictetus - [Freedom]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
~ Epictetus - [Patience]

 

Report Error

 

< Previous |

Next > 

Separator
| |

Copyright ©1999, 2015 Haythum Khalid, All rights reserved worldwide.
Page Generation Time: 35 MilliSeconds.