Man conquers the world by conquering himself. — Zeno of Citium (334 BC-262 BC)
Envy is the ulcer of the soul. — Socrates (470 BC-399 BC)
A life of kindness is the primary meaning of divine worship. — Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772)
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. — Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)
No legacy is so rich as honesty. — William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Stoicism is a school of Hellenistic philosophy founded by Zeno of Citium in Athens in the early 3rd century BC. Stoicism is a philosophy of personal ethics informed by its system of logic and its views on the natural world.
According to its teachings, as social beings, the path to eudaimonia (happiness) for humans is found in accepting the moment as it presents itself, by not allowing oneself to be controlled by the desire for pleasure or fear of pain, by using one’s mind to understand the world and to do one’s part in nature’s plan, and by working together and treating others fairly and justly.
Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists. — Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. — Socrates (470 BC-399 BC)
Energy and persistence conquer all things. — Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Do one thing everyday that scares you. — Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)