Stoic Quotes On What Matters. Why Marcus Aurelius Matters in 5 of His Classic Quotes by Dave Roos 7-9 minutes Marcus Aurelius 121 to 180 CE never meant for his Meditations to be published let alone read and quoted by truth-seekers for millennia. Productivity with a stoic mindset can be emphasized by focusing on what really matters and ignoring all the needless items in our life.
The great Roman Stoic Seneca believed that our actions are what count rather than what we inherit. Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. It should chasten ushow arrogant and silly the things weve been angry about seem to be.
Stoic philosophy has stood the test of time standing strong to this very day as a practical personal philosophy that many people use to develop peace of mind calm resilience and stability.
Imagine smiling after a slap in the face. There is not a lot of good in a pandemic but one thing it should do for us is remind us about what matters and what doesnt. One of them is the negative way we tend. It is not important at what point you stop.