Epictetus

Wants

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. Epictetus Epictetus (c. 50 – c. 135 AD) was a Greek Stoic philosopher. He was born into slavery at Hierapolis, Phrygia (present-day Pamukkale, in western Turkey) and lived in Rome until his banishment, when he went to Nicopolis in northwestern Greece for the rest of his… Read More ›

Events

  Man is affected not by events but by the view he takes of them.   Epictetus (55 AD – 135 AD) Epictetus (A.D. c. 55 – 135) was a Greek speaking Stoic philosopher. He was born a slave at Hierapolis,… Read More ›

Affected

Man is affected not by events but by the view he takes of them. Epictetus (55 AD – 135 AD) Just had to use this from the Wikipedia entry about our slave/philospher and his affect on the world: Prisoner of… Read More ›