Three Sources of Joy in Stoicism

What did Marcus Aurelius say about our reasons to be cheerful?

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Live your whole life through free from all constraint and with utmost joy in your heart… — Meditations, 7.68

Many people assume that ancient Stoic philosophers such as the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius were a grave and joyless lot. However, that’s a misconception. In fact, the…

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