"Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Epictetus on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Epictetus on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Epictetus on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Epictetus on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Epictetus on Winston Churchill
"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."