Tuesday, August 11, 2009
August 11: Clever Repartee of Epictetus (Vol. 2, pp. 176-182)
More aphorisms from "The Golden Sayings," by the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus today. He advises that when someone speaks ill of you, make no defense, but answer, "He surely knew not my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these only."