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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:8973
AUTHOR:Epictetus (A.D. c. 50–c. 138)
QUOTATION:Let not another’s disobedience to Nature become an ill to you; for you were not born to be depressed and unhappy with others, but to be happy with them. And if any is unhappy, remember that he is so for himself; for God made all men to enjoy felicity and peace.
ATTRIBUTION:That we ought not to be affected by Things not in our own Power. Chap. xxiv.
 

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