3. Keep in mind the nature of things: delightful things; useful things; beloved things . . . Start with something small—a cup perhaps. Think: if this breaks, I can bear the loss. Now—work on thinking
2. Remember: desire means grasping at what you are desire. Hatred means avoiding what you hate. Not getting what you desire equals disappointment. Getting what you hate means misery. Avoid what you ha
a translation of Epictetus from The Enchiridion.
Chapter 1: What’s Not Our Business Some things we can do, some things we can’t. We control our opinions, desires, aversions, and— to be plain—our own emotions. We do not control our bodies, our things
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