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Epictetus: "propositions which are true and evident"

“The propositions which are true and evident must of necessity be employed even by those who contradict them; and one might consider as perhaps the strongest proof of a proposition being evident the fact that even the man who contradicts it finds himself obliged at the same time to employ it. 44 more words

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Thursday Thoughts: Theodore Roosevelt, Epictetus, Maya Angelou

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. Theodore Roosevelt.

We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope. 9 more words


You are a little soul carrying around a corpse. – Epictetus

Epictetus: Art Of LIving: Happiness Can Only Be Found Within

Often times we take the quote “Happiness Can Only Be Found Within” as a cliché, but it is brought up in discussion of how to live a good life and philosophical discussion. 638 more words

5.4: Rejection by or dislike from others

If you choose to practice stoicism be prepared to be laughed at, sneered at, criticised, pulled down and even resented by other people. That’s the price of working on yourself. 1,018 more words


There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.


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