"There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Epictetus on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Epictetus on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Epictetus on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Epictetus on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Epictetus on Booker T. Washington
"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."