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Epictetus

50-120. Greek philosopher.

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If you wish to be a writer; write!

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A wise man is he who does not grieve for the thing which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

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

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Only the educated are free.

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Freedom is the right to live as we wish.

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Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.

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Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.

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

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

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It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.

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