Epictetus Quotes About Pain

Quotes about: Pain
  • It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.

    Epictetus (1944). “Epictetus: Discourses and Enchiridion”
  • In a word, neither death, nor exile, nor pain, nor anything of this kind is the real cause of our doing or not doing any action, but our inward opinions and principles.

    Epictetus (1866). “The Works of Epictetus: Consisting of His Discourses, in Four Books, the Enchiridion, and Fragments”, p.39
  • Pain or pleasure? I say pleasure.

    Epictetus (2012). “Discourses (Books 1 and 2)”, p.7, Courier Corporation


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  • Died: 135
  • Occupation: Philosopher
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