A Selection From the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion - Epictetus ![rw-book-cover](https://is1-ssl.mzstatic.com/image/thumb/Publication7/v4/95/79/71/957971f0-599e-241c-ea7f-10428b995021/coverArt.f9192b.jpg/1400x0w.jpg) ## Metadata - Author: [[Epictetus]] - Full Title: A Selection From the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion - Category: #books ## Highlights - In short, if we observe, we shall find that the animal man is pained by nothing so much as by that which is irrational; and, on the contrary, attracted to nothing so much as to that which is rational. (Location 82) - Only consider at what price you sell your own will: if for no other reason, at least for this, that you sell it not for a small sum. (Location 84) - he who desires or avoids the things which are not in his power can neither be faithful nor free, but of necessity he must change with them and be tossed about with them as in a tempest, and of necessity must subject himself to others who have the power to procure or prevent what lie desires or would avoid; (Location 128) A Selection From the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion - Epictetus ![rw-book-cover](https://is1-ssl.mzstatic.com/image/thumb/Publication7/v4/95/79/71/957971f0-599e-241c-ea7f-10428b995021/coverArt.f9192b.jpg/1400x0w.jpg) ## Metadata - Author: [[Epictetus]] - Full Title: A Selection From the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion - Category: #books ## Highlights - In short, if we observe, we shall find that the animal man is pained by nothing so much as by that which is irrational; and, on the contrary, attracted to nothing so much as to that which is rational. (Location 82) - Only consider at what price you sell your own will: if for no other reason, at least for this, that you sell it not for a small sum. (Location 84) - he who desires or avoids the things which are not in his power can neither be faithful nor free, but of necessity he must change with them and be tossed about with them as in a tempest, and of necessity must subject himself to others who have the power to procure or prevent what lie desires or would avoid; (Location 128) ## New highlights added May 19, 2022 at 6:59 AM - But as to good and evil, and beautiful and ugly, and becoming and unbecoming, and happiness and misfortune, and proper and improper, and what we ought to do and what we ought not to do, who ever came into the world without having an innate idea of them? (Location 762)