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A ship should not ride on a single anchor, nor life on a single hope.
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#Life

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Who is not attracted by bright and pleasant children, to prattle, to creep, and to play with them?
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#Children

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God hath entrusted me with myself.
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#God

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The soul's impurity consists in bad judgments, and purification consists in producing in it right judgments, and the pure soul is one which has right judgments.
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#Soul

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He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for the which he has
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#Man

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A man that seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.
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#Truth

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It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
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#Man

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Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen.
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#Men #Opinions

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You may be always victorious if you will never enter into any contest where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
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It is not he who gives abuse that affronts, but the view that we take of it as insulting; so that when one provokes you it is your own opinion which is provoking
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#Abuse

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Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
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Appearances to the mind are of four kinds. Things either are what they appear to be; or they neither are, nor appear to be; or they are, and do not appear to be; or they are not, and yet appear to be. Rightly to aim in all these cases is the wise man's task.
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#Mind

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He who exercises wisdom exercises the knowledge which is about God.
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#Wisdom

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Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.
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#Listening

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What will the world be quite overturned when you die?
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#Egotism

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The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing
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#Man

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No man is free who is not master of himself.
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#Greek Philosopher #Man

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God has entrusted me with myself.
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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
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#Success #Greek Philosopher #inspirational #Happiness

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If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
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Do not seek to have events happen as you want them to, but instead want them to happen as they do happen, and your life will go well
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#Events

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Only the educated are free.
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#Greek Philosopher #Education

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If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.
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To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.
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