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Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.

– Epictetus

Practice yourself in little things, and thence proceed to greater.
– Epictetus

Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.
– Epictetus

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
– Epictetus

No man is free who is not a master of himself.
– Epictetus

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

No man is free who is not master of himself.
– Epictetus

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
– Epictetus

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
– Epictetus

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
– Epictetus

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Lameness is an impediment to the body but not to the will.
– Epictetus

Seek not good from without: seek it within yourselves, or you will never find it.
– Epictetus

God has entrusted me with myself.
– Epictetus

Nature has given to men one tongue, but two ears, that we may hear from others twice as much as we speak.
– Epictetus

Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling that desire.
– Epictetus

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
– Epictetus

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
– Epictetus

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
– Epictetus

All philosophy in two words, sustain and abstain.
– Epictetus

One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.
– Epictetus