Epictetus' Discourses, book i, chap, xii, sec. 15
The essence of good and evil lies in the direction of the will, for which all outward things are means to help it reach its own evil or good.
Epictetus' Discourses, book i, chap, xxix, sees. 1 and 2
If you choose to keep your will in harmony with nature you are safe and free from care.
Epictetus' Discourses, book ii, chap, ii, sec. 2
If we can learn to be content with what we have, to realize that life is what is must be, we will live a peaceful life. Every decision we have made has contributed to the present life that we are living. Rather than wishing to change the past and the present lets be conscious of our choices so that we craft our future.ReplyDelete
What is good? Seeing injustice, greed, and cruelty, and then doing what is in your power to prevent it. What is evil? Seeing injustice, greed, and cruelty, and then refusing to do what is in your power to prevent it. If there is evil in the world, we are its authors. If there is good in the world, we are its architects.ReplyDelete