Who is EpictetusPart of a series onStoicism
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Top 10 most used topics by Epictetus
- We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free but rather to the philosophers, who say that the well-educated alone are free.
- When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
- The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
- Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
- First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
Comments about Epictetus
- Waiting_drapio: “who then is invincible? the one who cannot be upset by anything outside their reasoned choice.” —epictetus
- Ani: japan | pm modi has just concluded his official visit to japan for the 4th quad leaders summit in tokyo, at the invitation of japanese pm fumio kishida. in addition to this, pm held bilateral meetings with the us president, pms of japan & australia: foreign secretary vinay kwatra
- Sid_irts: yesterday, in cambridge, i questioned mr. rahul gandhi on his statement that "india is not a nation but a union of states". he asserted that india is not a nation but the result of negotiation between states. (his complete response will be shared once uploaded by organisers)
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- Sgurumurthy: left historians wrote books saying aurangazeb didn’t raze down hindu temples. now they are saying we shouldn’t dig the past. if aurangazeb didn’t raze down the temples why should they worry about the past being dug to find out what happened. asi’s established for that