Dispute Over Whose Children Jesus’ Opponents Are
31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
When it comes to money, where we feel our clear interest, we have an entire art where the tester uses many means to discover the worth... just as we give great attention to judging things that might steer us badly. but when it comes to our own ruling principle, we yawn and doze off, accepting any appearance that flashes by without counting to cost.
—Epictetus, Discourses, 1.20.8:11(resource) The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom
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July 9th: The philosopher king
Ryan Holiday, The 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
We are constantly making split- second decisions based on years of experience and knowledge as well as using the same skill to confirm prejudices, stereotypes, and assumptions. Clearly, the former thinking is a source of strength, whereas the latter is a great weakness.
—Malcolm Gladwell, Blink(resource) Ryan Holiday, The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom
Clear your mind and get a hold on yourself and as when awakened from sleep and realizing it was only a bad dream upsetting you, wake up and see that what's there is just like those dreams.
—Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 6.31