094 - On Precepts (Sayings) - Moral Letters for Modern Times
The next best thing to having good examples by your side is to have precepts never far from mind. These are the written condensation of the best examples of people across time.
093 - On The Length Of Life - Moral Letters for Modern Times
If the ticking of the clock spurs us to a frenzy of activity it should not be to prolong our lives but to start living them meaningfully.
092 - On Life's Necessities - Moral Letters for Modern Times
It is only when you understand how little you need to be happy that you are free to enjoy what you have.
091 - On The Utility In Catastrophe - Moral Letters for Modern Times
People fall too readily into the habit of taking their lives for granted and this in turn leads them away from living their lives meaningfully and well.
090 - On Philosophy's Dividends - Moral Letters for Modern Times
Philosophy’s domain is in guiding decisions about what we do with what we have, and how we respond to the circumstances we face.
089 - On How To Study Philosophy - Moral Letters for Modern Times
Philosophy means the love of wisdom, and consequently is made up of the efforts you put into attaining wisdom.
088 - On The Best Course Of Study - Moral Letters for Modern Times
If you would not have your children tear down the foundations that hold up society, do not send them into the factories that labor explicitly for that purpose.
087 - On Living Simply - Moral Letters for Modern Times
When traveling light you think carefully about what you really need and leave aside all those things that you might need. I think that is the reason I so love the practice.
086 - On A Holiday Rental - Moral Letters for Modern Times
Sometimes progressing on the journey of life means leaving the comfort of what made us successful in the past.
085 - On Relative Values - Moral Letters for Modern Times
I can’t help but think how much the Stoics would have benefitted from exploring the beauty of set theory.