Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired but by controlling the desire. Epictetus Quotes
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Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.


Epictetus (c. AD 50 – 135) was a Greek Stoic philosopher. He taught that philosophy is a way of life and not just a theoretical discipline. His teachings were written down and published by his pupil Arrian in his Discourses and Enchiridion.

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