When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
Quote by Epictetus
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Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort.
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.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.
If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible.
God has entrusted me with myself.
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
My movies are unadorned, they're not particularly fancy, I think they're kind of workmanlike in some ways, focusing on the writing and the acting.
The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.
I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites.
I've been screaming at the top of my lungs at my family, 'Work out! Work out! Old age is coming!'
There is only one kind of freedom and that's individual liberty. Our lives come from our creator and our liberty comes from our creator. It has nothing to do with government granting it.
The only part of the conduct of any one, for which he is amenable to society, is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute. Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.
It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to where we are today, but we have just begun. Today we begin in earnest the work of making sure that the world we leave our children is just a little bit better than the one we inhabit today.
I have a small house so I borrow everything except art, that's what I love.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.