Philosophy

Vegetarian Ideal


Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
- Albert Einstein

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. - Howard Zinn

COMPASSION

Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live thoughtlessly and begins to devote himself to his life
with reverence in order to give it true value.
— Albert Schweitzer

3/22/2013

Quotes: Epictetus


It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
Epictetus

No great thing is created suddenly. 
Epictetus

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

Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.
Epictetus

If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother
Epictetus

The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going. 
Epictetus


Practice yourself, for heaven’s sake in little things, and then proceed to greater.
Epictetus

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are. 
Epictetus


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

Control thy passions lest they take vengeance on thee.
Epictetus

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
Epictetus

People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them.
Epictetus

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
Epictetus
 
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
Epictetus

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

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
Epictetus

If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.
Epictetus


Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.
Epictetus

If you wish to be a writer, write.
Epictetus

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

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

Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly.
Epictetus

He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk.
Epictetus


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



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

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

No great thing is created suddenly.
Epictetus

Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.
Epictetus

The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.
Epictetus

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
Epictetus
 
God has entrusted me with myself.
Epictetus


The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going.
Epictetus

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

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
Epictetus

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

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







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