14 Powerful Stoic Quotes on Pain and Pleasure

14 Powerful Stoic Quotes on Pain and Pleasure

There is something meaningful to be said about pain, pleasure and how we as humans relate to these two phenomena. Intrinsically it seems that all animals, us included, strive towards maximizing pleasure while trying to minimize pain. But what are these two things?...
Saadi Shirazi: 20 Beautiful Quotes by the Persian Poet

Saadi Shirazi: 20 Beautiful Quotes by the Persian Poet

Saadi Shirazi was a highly influential Persian poet and writer who lived in the 13th century. He is best known today for his works ‘Gulistan’, ‘Bustan’ and for his extensive love poetry (ghazals). Together with Rumi and Hafez, he is considered...
Stoic Quotes on Happiness

Stoic Quotes on Happiness

Is happiness the goal of all life? Are all organisms and life-forms essentially trying to become “happy” or fulfilled in their own unique way? Or is happiness merely a construct of the human imagination, a concept and story that we tell ourselves to...

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