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Type: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 55 AD
Date of Death: 135 AD


 

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If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
Epictetus
About: Happiness, Perfection, Virtue

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