Epictetus (哲學家)

“God has entrusted me with myself. No man is free who is not master of himself. A man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going.”

— Epictetus, Philosopher

「上天把我的命運託付給我自己,不能掌控自己的人就沒有自由。一個人的快樂取決於外在因素愈少愈好,當他知道自己該往那走時,地球隨之彎轉讓他通行。」– 愛比克泰德 (哲學家)

  • entrust (v.) 委托,托付。例:The couple entrusted their son to me before they fled the country. (那對夫妻在逃國之前把他們的兒子交付給我。) external (adj.) 外在的。例:The medicine is for external use only. (這藥只能外用。)
  • 愛比克泰德 (AD 55 – AD135) 是希臘哲學家,他以奴隸身分出生,後來成為斯多葛派 (Stoicism) 的哲學家及教師,他的教導被他的學生編錄在 Discourses (語錄) 裡。


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