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Penguin Classics Quotations from Stoic Philosophers

Quotations from Stoic Philosophers like Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, Epictetus
From Apollonius: moral freedom From Apollonius: moral freedom, the certainty to ignore the dice of fortune, and have no other perspective, even for a moment, than that of reason alone; to be always the same man, unchanged in sudden pain, in the loss of a child, in lingering sickness; to see clearly in his living example that a man can combine intensity and relaxation; not to be impatient in explanation…"
Nature, all that your seasons bring is fruit to me. Universe, your harmony is my harmony: nothing in your good time is too early or too late for me. Nature, all that your seasons bring is fruit to me. … The Earth loves! She loves the rain! And the venerable Ether? It loves too. The World, too, loves to produce that which must occur. And I say to the World: I, too, love---along with you."

Penguin Classics Stoic Doctrines