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1. "Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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2. "To be evenminded is the greatest virtue." (Heraclitus) Click to tweet

To be evenminded is the greatest virtue. (Heraclitus);  #StoicQuotes
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3. "Just keep in mind: the more we value things outside our control, the less control we have." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

Just keep in mind: the more we value things outside our control, the less control we have. (Epictetus);  #StoicQuotes
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4. "The tranquility that comes when you stop caring what they say. Or think, or do. Only what you do." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

The tranquility that comes when you stop caring what they say. Or think, or do. Only what you do. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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5. "The whole future lies in uncertainty: live immediately." (Seneca) Click to tweet

The whole future lies in uncertainty: live immediately. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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6. "It does not matter what you bear, but how you bear it." (Seneca) Click to tweet

It does not matter what you bear, but how you bear it. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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7. "A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials." (Seneca) Click to tweet

A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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8. "To be calm is the highest achievement of the self." (Zen Proverb) Click to tweet

To be calm is the highest achievement of the self. (Zen Proverb);  #StoicQuotes
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9. "He has the most who is content with the least." (Diogenes) Click to tweet

He has the most who is content with the least. (Diogenes);  #StoicQuotes
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10. "Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power." (James Allen) Click to tweet

Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power. (James Allen);  #StoicQuotes
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11. "Man conquers the world by conquering himself." (Zeno of Citium) Click to tweet

Man conquers the world by conquering himself. (Zeno of Citium);  #StoicQuotes
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12. "Learn to be indifferent to what makes no difference." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

Learn to be indifferent to what makes no difference. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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13. "To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden." (Seneca) Click to tweet

To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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14. "The willing are led by fate, the reluctant dragged." (Cleanthes) Click to tweet

The willing are led by fate, the reluctant dragged. (Cleanthes);  #StoicQuotes
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15. "Too many people believe that everything must be pleasurable in life." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

Too many people believe that everything must be pleasurable in life. (Robert Greene);  #StoicQuotes
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16. "A rational person can find peace by cultivating indifference to things outside of their control." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

A rational person can find peace by cultivating indifference to things outside of their control. (Naval Ravikant);  #StoicQuotes
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17. "If you are easily provoked you are easily controlled."Click to tweet

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18. "Be an island of calm in the sea of craziness."Click to tweet

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19. "Relentlessly prune bullshit, don’t wait to do things that matter, and savor the time you have." (Paul Graham) Click to tweet

Relentlessly prune bullshit, don’t wait to do things that matter, and savor the time you have. (Paul Graham);  #StoicQuotes
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20. "Be a master of the mind, not mastered by the mind." (Zen Proverb) Click to tweet

Be a master of the mind, not mastered by the mind. (Zen Proverb);  #StoicQuotes
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21. "The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable." (Conor McGregor) Click to tweet

The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable. (Conor McGregor);  #StoicQuotes
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22. "Failure and deprivation are the best educators and purifiers." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

Failure and deprivation are the best educators and purifiers. (Albert Einstein);  #StoicQuotes
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23. "If it’s endurable, then endure it. Stop complaining." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

If it’s endurable, then endure it. Stop complaining. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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24. "Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response." (Viktor E. Frankl) Click to tweet

Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. (Viktor E. Frankl);  #StoicQuotes
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25. "To be stoic is not to be emotionless, but to remain unaffected by your emotions." (James Pierce) Click to tweet

To be stoic is not to be emotionless, but to remain unaffected by your emotions. (James Pierce);  #StoicQuotes
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26. "When someone is properly grounded in life, they shouldn’t have to look outside themselves for approval." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

When someone is properly grounded in life, they shouldn’t have to look outside themselves for approval. (Epictetus);  #StoicQuotes
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27. "Success is based off of your willingness to work your ass off no matter what obstacles are in your way." (David Goggins) Click to tweet

Success is based off of your willingness to work your ass off no matter what obstacles are in your way. (David Goggins);  #StoicQuotes
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28. "If you make happiness your goal, you’ll be disappointed. If you make presence your goal, you’ll be satisfied." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

If you make happiness your goal, you’ll be disappointed. If you make presence your goal, you’ll be satisfied. (Maxime Lagace);  #StoicQuotes
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29. "To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle. (Albert Einstein);  #StoicQuotes
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30. "The great law of nature is that it never stops. There is no end." (Ryan Holiday) Click to tweet

The great law of nature is that it never stops. There is no end. (Ryan Holiday);  #StoicQuotes
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31. "The ultimate power in life is to be completely self-reliant, completely yourself." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

The ultimate power in life is to be completely self-reliant, completely yourself. (Robert Greene);  #StoicQuotes
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32. "That one wants nothing to be different, not forward, not backwards, not in all eternity. Not merely bear what is necessary, still less conceal it… but love it." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

That one wants nothing to be different, not forward, not backwards, not in all eternity. Not merely bear what is necessary, still less conceal it… but love it. (Friedrich Nietzsche);  #StoicQuotes
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33. "The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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34. "The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable." (Seneca) Click to tweet

The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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35. "The wise man is neither raised up by prosperity nor cast down by adversity; for always he has striven to rely predominantly on himself, and to derive all joy from himself." (Seneca) Click to tweet

The wise man is neither raised up by prosperity nor cast down by adversity; for always he has striven to rely predominantly on himself, and to derive all joy from himself. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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36. "Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it. (Epictetus);  #StoicQuotes
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37. "I love to go and see all the things i am happy without." (Socrates) Click to tweet

I love to go and see all the things i am happy without. (Socrates);  #StoicQuotes
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38. "The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief." (Othello) Click to tweet

The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief. (Othello);  #StoicQuotes
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39. "Stoicism is about the domestication of emotions, not their elimination." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

Stoicism is about the domestication of emotions, not their elimination. (Nassim Nicholas Taleb);  #StoicQuotes
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40. "A stoic is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into transformation, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

A stoic is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into transformation, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking. (Nassim Nicholas Taleb);  #StoicQuotes
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41. "Stoicism teaches how to keep a calm and rational mind no matter what happens to you and it helps you understand and focus on what you can control and not worry about and accept what you can’t control." (Jonas Salzgeber) Click to tweet

Stoicism teaches how to keep a calm and rational mind no matter what happens to you and it helps you understand and focus on what you can control and not worry about and accept what you can’t control. (Jonas Salzgeber);  #StoicQuotes
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42. "Stoicism, understood properly, is a cure for a disease. The disease in question is the anxiety, grief, fear, and various other negative emotions that plague humans and prevent them from experiencing a joyful existence." (William B. Irvine) Click to tweet

Stoicism, understood properly, is a cure for a disease. The disease in question is the anxiety, grief, fear, and various other negative emotions that plague humans and prevent them from experiencing a joyful existence. (William B. Irvine);  #StoicQuotes
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43. "Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be, be one." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be, be one. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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44. "Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith." (Steve Jobs) Click to tweet

Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. (Steve Jobs);  #StoicQuotes
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45. "The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred." (Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred. (Dalai Lama);  #StoicQuotes
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46. "Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. (Epictetus);  #StoicQuotes
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47. "He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. (Epictetus);  #StoicQuotes
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48. "What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain. (Maya Angelou);  #StoicQuotes
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49. "You have power over your mind — not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

You have power over your mind — not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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50. "When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: the people i deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous and surly. They are like this because they can’t tell good from evil." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: the people i deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous and surly. They are like this because they can’t tell good from evil. (Marcus Aurelius);  #StoicQuotes
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51. "Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way." (Viktor E. Frankl) Click to tweet

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. (Viktor E. Frankl);  #StoicQuotes
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52. "Many men will meet me who are drunkards, lustful, ungrateful, greedy, and excited by the frenzy of ambition." (Seneca) Click to tweet

Many men will meet me who are drunkards, lustful, ungrateful, greedy, and excited by the frenzy of ambition. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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53. "Set aside a certain number of days during which you shall be content with the scantiest and cheapest fare, with coarse and rough dress, saying to yourself the while, “is this the condition that i feared?”" (Seneca) Click to tweet

Set aside a certain number of days during which you shall be content with the scantiest and cheapest fare, with coarse and rough dress, saying to yourself the while, “is this the condition that i feared?” (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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54. "It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor." (Seneca) Click to tweet

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. (Seneca);  #StoicQuotes
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55. "?Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats." (Voltaire) Click to tweet

?Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats. (Voltaire);  #StoicQuotes
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56. "The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook." (William James) Click to tweet

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. (William James);  #StoicQuotes
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57. "What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do." (Tim Ferriss) Click to tweet

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. (Tim Ferriss);  #StoicQuotes
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58. "The things you own end up owning you." (Joshua Fields Millburn) Click to tweet

The things you own end up owning you. (Joshua Fields Millburn);  #StoicQuotes
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59. "Is there such a thing as a cheerful pessimist? That’s what i am." (Charlie Munger) Click to tweet

Is there such a thing as a cheerful pessimist? That’s what i am. (Charlie Munger);  #StoicQuotes
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60. "It is not daily increase but daily decrease, hack away the unessential. The closer to the source, the less wastage there is." (Bruce Lee) Click to tweet

It is not daily increase but daily decrease, hack away the unessential. The closer to the source, the less wastage there is. (Bruce Lee);  #StoicQuotes
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61. "The reason why we have two ears and only one mouth is so we might listen more and talk less." (Zeno of Citium) Click to tweet

The reason why we have two ears and only one mouth is so we might listen more and talk less. (Zeno of Citium);  #StoicQuotes
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62. "I begin to speak only when i’m certain what i’ll say isn’t better left unsaid." (Cato The Younger) Click to tweet

I begin to speak only when i’m certain what i’ll say isn’t better left unsaid. (Cato The Younger);  #StoicQuotes
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63. "If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?" (Rumi) Click to tweet

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished? (Rumi);  #StoicQuotes
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64. "Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. (Lao Tzu);  #StoicQuotes
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65. "Nothing endures but change." (Heraclitus) Click to tweet

Nothing endures but change. (Heraclitus);  #StoicQuotes
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66. "Why should we pay so much attention to what the majority thinks?" (Socrates) Click to tweet

Why should we pay so much attention to what the majority thinks? (Socrates);  #StoicQuotes
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