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Epictetus, Discourses-Awareness Is Freedom

Posted by M. C. on March 4, 2021

The person is free who lives as they wish, neither compelled, nor hindered, nor limited-whose choices aren’t hampered, whose desires succeed, and who don’t fall into what repels them. Who wishes to live in deception-tripped up, mistaken, undisciplined, complaining, in a rut? No one. These are base people who don’t live as they wish; and so, no base person is free.


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The Daily Stoic, 366 Meditations On Wisdom, Perseverance,and The Art Of Living

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Protect your Peace of Mind

Posted by M. C. on February 12, 2021

“Keep constant guard over your perceptions, for it is no small thing you are protecting, but your respect, trustworthiness and steadiness, peace of mind freedom from pain and fear, in a word your freedom. For what would you sell these things?”


Epictetus, Discourses and The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations On Wisdom, Perseverance and The Art Of Living

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You Don’t Have To Have An Opinion

Posted by M. C. on February 9, 2021

“We have the power to hold no opinion about a thing and to not let it upset our state of mind-for things have no natural power to shape our judgments”.

Marcus Aurelius and The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations On Wisdom, Perseverance and The Art Of Living

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