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Stoic Letter 18

On getting rich

When I mention to people that I follow Stoic principles in my life, they often assume I live very frugally and have no desire to grow. I don’t know why people have that perception. I think Stoicism and trying to improve your life and career can go hand in hand.

Epictetus, who always advocated a very simple lifestyle in his teachings, said this about money: “If you can make money…

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