The Enchiridion Quotes.

1. "Demand not that events should happen as you wish; but wish them to happen as they do happen, and you will go on well."
- Epictetus, The Enchiridion

2. "this is your business—to act well the given part, but to choose it belongs to another."
- Epictetus, The Enchiridion

3. "understand that every event is indifferent and nothing to you, of whatever sort it may be; for it will be in your power to make a right use of it, and this no one can hinder."
- Epictetus, The Enchiridion

4. "Is you naturally entitled, then, to a good father? No, only to a father. Is"
- Epictetus, The Enchiridion

5. "Whoever then would be free, let him wish nothing, let him decline nothing, which depends on others; else he must necessarily be a slave."
- Epictetus, The Enchiridion

6. "for your part, do not desire to be a general, or a senator, or a consul, but to be free; and the only way to this is a disregard of things which lie not within our own power."
- Epictetus, The Enchiridion

7. "These reasonings are unconnected: I am richer than you, therefore I am better; I am more eloquent than you, therefore I am better. The connection is rather this: I am richer than you, therefore my property is greater than yours; I am more eloquent than you, therefore my style is better than yours. But you, after all, are neither property nor style."
- Epictetus, The Enchiridion

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