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There is nothing good or evil save in the will.
You may be always victorious if you will never enter into any contest where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly.
Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.
Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee.
We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.
Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.
Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth, is unhappy, though he be master of the world.
No great thing is created suddenly.
It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything…
The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going.
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,…
God has entrusted me with myself.
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.
Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead? It is a return. Is…
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