Epictetus quotes collection

If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, “He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone. ― Epictetus. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher. He was born a slave at Hierapolis, Phrygia…

Chinese Proverb collection

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. ― Chinese Proverb. Chinese proverbs are popular sayings taken from literature, history, and famous people such as philosophers. The expressions are often used colloquially as statements of wisdom or advice. There are hundreds of popular proverbs which usually…

Goethe quotes collection

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. ― Goethe. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German poet, playwright, novelist, scientist, statesman, theatre director, and critic. His works include plays, poetry, literature and…

Woody Allen quotes

I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens. ― Woody Allen. Woody Allen is an American film director, writer, actor and comedian whose career spans more than six decades and multiple Academy Award-winning films. He began his career writing material for television in the 1950s, working alongside Mel…