"Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Epictetus on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Epictetus on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Epictetus on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Epictetus on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Epictetus on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."