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Stoic Memes: Zeno of Citium Quotes
The reason why we have two ears and only one mouth is that we may listen the more and talk the less.
Man conquers the world by conquering himself.
The goal of life is living in agreement with Nature.
Well-being is attained little by little, and nevertheless is no little thing itself.
All things are parts of one single system, which is called nature; the individual life is good when it is in harmony with nature.
Steel your sensibilities, so that life shall hurt you as little as possible.
Better to trip with the feet than with the tongue.
No matter whether you claim a slave by purchase or capture, the title is bad. They who claim to own their fellow-men, look down into the pit and forget the justice that should rule the world.
A bad feeling is a commotion of the mind repugnant to reason, and against nature.
Fate is the endless chain of causation, whereby things are; the reason or formula by which the world goes on.
Happiness is a good flow of life.
The end may be defined as life in accordance with nature or, in other words, in accordance with our own human nature as well as that of the universe.
All the good are friends of one another.
When a dog is tied to a cart, if it wants to follow, it is pulled and follows, making its spontaneous act coincide with necessity. But if the dog does not follow, it will be compelled in any case. So it is with men too: even if they don’t want to, they will be compelled to follow what is destined.