"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."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Epictetus on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Epictetus on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Epictetus on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Epictetus on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Epictetus on Marilyn Monroe
"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."
"It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death."