Timeless Wisdom From Stoic Philosophers: Seneca, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Zeno of Citium…
Stoicism is one of the ancient branches of philosophy, potent enough to guide us, every step of the way, in our daily life. Be it coping with a failure, missing an opportunity, or dealing with anger, stoic wisdom has something to offer that can guide us. It is a paradigm-shifting and action evoking philosophy that has inspired many great personalities.
Stoicism is the philosophy designed by the ancients to solve real-world problems and help us be a better version of ourselves. Stoicism is sometimes misunderstood as being dark and emotionless, yet the profound wisdom that it offers can bring light into the darkened lives of many. It inspires us by preparing us for reality rather than pumping us up with unreal hope. It motivates us to adapt to the best mindset to beat the challenging surroundings by bringing in change within.
Below are the quotes that will surely inspire you to be a better version of yourself:
“If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.”
“No good thing is pleasant to possess without friends to share it with.”
“It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.”
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
“We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.”
“Would you really know what Philosophy offers humanity; Philosophy offers counsel.”
“We look at the words so they can be translated into works.”
“Associate with people who are likely to improve you.”
“Hang on to your youthful enthusiasms — you’ll be able to use them better when you’re older.”