"First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Epictetus on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Epictetus on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Epictetus on George Bernard Shaw
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."Epictetus on Charles Dickens
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."Epictetus on Bill Gates
"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."
"It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death."