The opinion of 10,000 men is of no value if none of them know anything about the subject. -Marcus Aurelius


If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. -Marcus Aurelius


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Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems -Epictetus


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Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily. -Epictetus


Delay not; swift the flight of fortune's greatest favors. -Seneca


It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinions than our own. -Marcus Aurelius


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Don't be concerned with other people's impressions of you. They are dazzled and deluded by appearances. Stick with your purpose. This alone will strengthen your will and give your life coherence. -Epictetus


You become what you give your attention to...If you yourself don't choose what thoughts and images you expose yourself to, someone else will, and their motives may not be the highest. -Epictetus


Don't be ashamed to need help. Like a soldier storming a wall, you have a mission to accomplish. And if you've been wounded and you need a comrade to pull you up? So what? - Marcus Aurelius