If you hear that someone is speaking ill of you, instead of trying to defend yourself you should say:

 

If you hear that someone is speaking ill of you, instead of trying to defend yourself you should say: "He obviously does not know me very well, since there are so many other faults he could have mentioned".


-Epictetus
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This quote is just one of 27 total Epictetus quotes in our collection. Epictetus is known for saying 'If you hear that someone is speaking ill of you, instead of trying to defend yourself you should say: "He obviously does not know me very well, since there are so many other faults he could have mentioned".' as well as some of the following quotes.