"It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Epictetus on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Epictetus on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Epictetus on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Epictetus on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Epictetus on Helen Keller
"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."
"First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak."