Quotes of Wisdom from the Stoics
Enjoy some of my favorite quotes from the Stoics.
Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one.
Choose not to be harmed—and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed—and you haven’t been.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more in imagination than in reality.
If a man knows not which port he sails, no wind is favorable.
It is in times of security that the spirit should be preparing itself for difficult times; while fortune is bestowing favors on it is then is the time for it to be strengthened against her rebuffs.
We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say.