The wiki of Carlos Rodrigo

Quotes by Epictetus

“No man is free who is not master of himself.”

“Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.”

“Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.”

“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.”

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

“If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.”

“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.”

“Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it.”

“The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.”

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

“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power or our will. ”

“Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems.”

“He who laughs at himself never runs out of things to laugh at.”