W. H. D. Rouse's Words of the Ancient Wise, From Epictetus and Marcus PDF

By W. H. D. Rouse

ISBN-10: 1152126393

ISBN-13: 9781152126398

Uing to upward push, examine with thyself shortly, it truly is to move a couple of mans paintings that i'm stirred up. Am I then but unwilling to move approximately that, for which i actually was once born and taken forth into this global? O rwas I made for this, to put me down, and make a lot of myself in a hot mattress? M. A. V. I. while thou artwork demanding to be stirred up and awaked out of thy sleep, admonish thyself and get in touch with to brain, that to accomplish activities tending to the typical solid is that which thine personal right structure, and that which the character of guy doth require. yet to sleep, is usual to unreasonable creatures additionally. M. A. viii. II. to not be slack and negligent; or free, and wanton in thy activities, nor contentious, and difficult in thy dialog, nor to rove and wander in thy fancies and imaginations. now not basely to agreement thy soul; nor boisterously to sally out with it, or, furiously to release out because it have been, nor ever to wish employment. M. A. viii. 19. in regards to the writer Forgotten Books is a writer of ancient writings, comparable to: Philosophy, Classics, technological know-how, faith, historical past, Folklore and Mythology. Forgotten Books' vintage Reprint sequence makes use of the newest know-how to regenerate facsimiles of traditionally vital writings. cautious awareness has been made to competently safeguard the unique layout of every web page while digitally bettering the elderly textual content. learn books on-line at no cost at www.forgottenbooks.org

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Contrary mean ? His own interest. : mean to err, evident that he acts What doth If, a thief then, thieving be against his interest, he acts contrary to his own meaning. Now every rational soul is naturally but so long as anyaverse to self-contradiction one is ignorant that it is a contradiction, nothing : but him from acting contradictorily whenever he discovers it, he must as necessarily renounce and avoid it, as anyone must dissent from a falsehood whenever he perceives it to be a falsehood but while this doth not appear, he restrains : : assents to it as to a truth.

43 i. 22, 2. FEBRUARY TT is I 3 not easy to gain the attention of effeminate young men, for you cannot take custard by a hook but the ingenuous, even if you discourage them, are the more eager for learning. Hence Rufus, for the most part, did discourage them, and made use of that as a criterion of the ingenuous and disingenuous. For he used to say, As a stone, even if you throw it up, will by its own -»- ; propensity be carried downward so an ingenuous mind, the more it is forced from its natural bent, the more strongly will it incline towards it.

22, 2. JANUARY 29 are the things that show what the future, on any difficulty, remember that God, Hke a master of exercise, has engaged you with a rough antagonist. DIFFICULTIES men are. For For what end ? That you may be a conqueror like one in the Olympic games, and it cannot be without toil. No man, in my opinion, has a more advantageous provided difficulty on his hands than you have you will but use it as an athletic champion doth ; his antagonist. E. D. 29 i. 24, I. JANUARY 30 ought each of us to say upon occasion?

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