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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Epictetus (50-125)

"Men are disturbed not by events, but by the views which they take of them."

(Epictetus, Greek philosopher, c.80AD, from the Enchiridion, a manual and collection of Epictetus sayings compiled after his death by his student Arrian - thanks A Protopapas.

Epictetus taught the concept of achieving inner freedom through self-sacrifice, care for others and love of one's enemies, notions which underpin many of today's most progressive life codes.)