25 Stoic Quotes About Anger, Ego, Emotions And Disappointment - Strong Love Quotes

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25 Stoic Quotes About Anger, Ego, Emotions And Disappointment


1. "All cruelty springs from weakness." (Seneca) Click to tweet
All cruelty springs from weakness. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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2. "The best answer to anger is silence." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet
The best answer to anger is silence. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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3. "How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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4. "Not to display anger or other emotions. To be free of passion and yet full of love." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet
Not to display anger or other emotions. To be free of passion and yet full of love. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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5. "Being angry means your lizard brain took control. Being calm means you stayed above your emotions." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet
Being angry means your lizard brain took control. Being calm means you stayed above your emotions. (Maxime Lagace);  #StoicQuotes
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6. "Greatness starts with the replacement of hatred with polite disdain." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet
Greatness starts with the replacement of hatred with polite disdain. (Nassim Nicholas Taleb);  #StoicQuotes
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7. "It is a narrow passageway that leads to the garden of contentment. Big egos don’t fit."Click to tweet
It is a narrow passageway that leads to the garden of contentment. Big egos don’t fit.FALSE
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8. "Once the ego inflates it will only come back to earth through some jarring failure." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet
Once the ego inflates it will only come back to earth through some jarring failure. (Robert Greene);  #StoicQuotes
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9. "Do not envy those who seems naturally gifted; it is often a curse." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet
Do not envy those who seems naturally gifted; it is often a curse. (Robert Greene);  #StoicQuotes
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10. "Happiness is a choice. Forgiveness is a choice. Acceptance, anger, desire, love… all choices. Your time. Your choice." (Scott Shaw) Click to tweet
Happiness is a choice. Forgiveness is a choice. Acceptance, anger, desire, love… all choices. Your time. Your choice. (Scott Shaw);  #StoicQuotes
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11. "Your true self is not your emotion such as anger, frustration or hate. It is the inner witness that knows the rise and fall of your emotion." (Haemin Sunim) Click to tweet
Your true self is not your emotion such as anger, frustration or hate. It is the inner witness that knows the rise and fall of your emotion. (Haemin Sunim);  #StoicQuotes
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12. "Do not act when the tide of rage flows in. Wait for it to go out. Then act with reason and proportion."Click to tweet
Do not act when the tide of rage flows in. Wait for it to go out. Then act with reason and proportion.FALSE
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13. "It is our own opinions that disturb us. Take away these opinions then, and resolve to dismiss your judgment about an act as if it were something grievous, and your anger is gone." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet
It is our own opinions that disturb us. Take away these opinions then, and resolve to dismiss your judgment about an act as if it were something grievous, and your anger is gone. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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14. "Humility is a knowledge of our weaknesses, confidence is a knowledge of our strengths, and ego is something dangerous with none of the former and a skewed sense of the latter." (The Daily Stoic) Click to tweet
Humility is a knowledge of our weaknesses, confidence is a knowledge of our strengths, and ego is something dangerous with none of the former and a skewed sense of the latter. (The Daily Stoic);  #StoicQuotes
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15. "If you drop your ego, don’t take things personally and adopt a detached perspective, your ability to deal with all types of people/situations will immensely improve."Click to tweet
If you drop your ego, don’t take things personally and adopt a detached perspective, your ability to deal with all types of people/situations will immensely improve.FALSE
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16. "If we seek social status, we give other people power over us: we have to do things calculated to make them admire us, and we have to refrain from doing things that will trigger their disfavor." (William B. Irvine) Click to tweet
If we seek social status, we give other people power over us: we have to do things calculated to make them admire us, and we have to refrain from doing things that will trigger their disfavor. (William B. Irvine);  #StoicQuotes
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17. "A minute of rage can undo a lifetime of diligent effort. Self-control is self-preservation. Most of us won’t look back on the moments we acted in anger as among our finest."Click to tweet
A minute of rage can undo a lifetime of diligent effort. Self-control is self-preservation. Most of us won’t look back on the moments we acted in anger as among our finest.FALSE
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18. "To not be distracted by the darkness of others, to head towards the light. To be good without hesitation, even when other people are not. That’s our job." (The Daily Stoic) Click to tweet
To not be distracted by the darkness of others, to head towards the light. To be good without hesitation, even when other people are not. That’s our job. (The Daily Stoic);  #StoicQuotes
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19. "Yes, you can — if you do everything as if it were the last thing you were doing in life, and stop being aimless, stop letting your emotions override what your mind tells you, stop being hypocritical, self-centered, irritable." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet
Yes, you can — if you do everything as if it were the last thing you were doing in life, and stop being aimless, stop letting your emotions override what your mind tells you, stop being hypocritical, self-centered, irritable. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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20. "Emotions are easily hijacked by illusory threats that tap into our insecurities. We can’t be strategically dynamic if we are always on the defensive. We are more effective when we realize how many things don’t require any response at all."Click to tweet
Emotions are easily hijacked by illusory threats that tap into our insecurities. We can’t be strategically dynamic if we are always on the defensive. We are more effective when we realize how many things don’t require any response at all.FALSE
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21. "Ignoring someone is more powerful than hating them. Hate means that you are somehow bothered by the person and can’t stop thinking about them. They possess you. Indifference indicates that you just don’t care. It is freedom."Click to tweet
Ignoring someone is more powerful than hating them. Hate means that you are somehow bothered by the person and can’t stop thinking about them. They possess you. Indifference indicates that you just don’t care. It is freedom.FALSE
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22. "Whatever seems lofty is dangerous… those whom an unfavorable fortune has placed in a critical position will be safer if they eliminate pride from their proud circumstances and bring down their fortune as much as possible to a lowly state." (Seneca) Click to tweet
Whatever seems lofty is dangerous… those whom an unfavorable fortune has placed in a critical position will be safer if they eliminate pride from their proud circumstances and bring down their fortune as much as possible to a lowly state. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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23. "At any given moment, you can choose to follow the chain of thoughts, emotions, and sensations that reinforce a perception of yourself as vulnerable and limited, or to remember that your true nature is pure, unconditioned, and incapable of being harmed." (Mingyur Rinpoche) Click to tweet

24. "People think that if they complain about life, life or the world might change. But of course this does not happen. You cannot change nature and its laws. It is what it is. No amount of complaining, resentment or mourning will help. Accept, let go and move on."Click to tweet

25. "Zoom out. In the grand scheme of things, is this really going to affect you? We can’t even remember what we were doing 5 days ago, let alone five years. What matters is how you feel now. If it makes you upset, let it go. If it feels good, let it consume you." (Thibaut) Click to tweet