“Integrity, wisdom, skill, intelligence – such things are forged in adversity.” ― Mencius
Tag: Philosophy & Spirituality
No Easy Way to Success: The Wisdom of Seneca's Quote
"There is no easy way from the earth to the stars.” ― Seneca
Embracing Imperfection: How to Respond to Criticism According to Epictetus
“If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone.” ― Epictetus
The Dangers of Flattery: A Warning from Epictetus
“Crows pick out the eyes of the dead, when the dead have no longer need of them; but flatterers mar the soul of the living, and her eyes they blind.” ― Epictetus
The Wisdom of the Stoic Philosophers: Understanding the Importance of Living in Accordance with Nature
The Stoic philosophers were a group of ancient philosophers who followed the Stoic philosophy, which originated in Athens in the 3rd century BC. The most well-known Stoic philosophers include Zeno of Citium, the founder of the Stoic school of philosophy, as well as Chrysippus, Epictetus, and Seneca.
10 Meaningful Stoic Quotes for a Good Life
"It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live." ― Marcus Aurelius
Zeno of Citium: The Founder of Stoicism
"There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will." ― Zeno of Citium
10 Key Points to Understanding the Stoic Philosophy
Stoicism is a school of philosophy that originated in ancient Greece. The founder of Stoicism was Zeno of Citium, who lived in the 3rd century BC. In this article, we will explore 10 key points that can help us better understand the Stoic philosophy.
Finding Strength Through Mindfulness: The Importance of Focusing on What You Can Control
You Have Power Over your Mind - Not Outside Events. Realize this, and you Will Find Strength. ― Marcus Aurelius.