"Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Epictetus on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Epictetus on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Epictetus on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Epictetus on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Epictetus on Albert Camus
"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."