The Forty Principle Precepts of #Epicurus

(Memorization of these precepts was required for admittance into the school of Epicurus) 1. A blessed and eternal being neither troubles another being nor causes trouble for another being. Because of this, a blessed and eternal being feels neither anger nor favor because either of these implies weakness. 2. Death is nothing to us because … More The Forty Principle Precepts of #Epicurus

#Epictetus, Remember What You Are

Don’t buy this reasoning: “I’m richer than you, therefore I’m better.” “I’m more eloquent than you, therefore I’m better.” Here is reasoning: “I’m richer than you, therefore I have more stuff.” “I’m more eloquent than you, therefore I speak better.” Remember what you are. You are not money; you are not fancy words.