On Stoicism


“The soul is like a bowl of water, and our impressions are like the ray of light falling upon the water. When the water is troubled, it appears that the light itself is moved too, but it isn’t. So, when a person loses their composure it isn’t their skills and virtues that are troubled, but the spirit in which they exist, and when that spirit calms down so do those things.”


Remain true to your values, even when you make mistakes. This emphasizes the idea that making mistakes is part of life and that one should not let it change the philosophy they have. Take a moment to stop and regain composure in order to return to the values you has chosen to live by…

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