Saturday, 8 December 2018

Desire and happiness - wisdom of Epictetus

Desiring anything which is not in our control is a recipe for misery.

Desiring to achieve/make things which are in our control a recipe for fulfillment

Epictetus ~ #quote #wisdom vs folly

Tags: wholeness, wisdom, philosophy, Epictetus, psychology


  1. Apparently Epictetus was a Roman slave, so there's hope for us yet ...

  2. #quote Rincewind (in Sourcery, by Terry Pratchett)

    It's vital to remember who you really are.... Other people... Always get it wrong.

    I read this book years ago, and this passage didn't register. Nowadays it positively hollers, full volume 🤔🙄✍️🌅

  3. Understanding doesn't get brighter, but deeper


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