Don't return to philosophy as a task- master, but as patients seek out of relief in a treatment of sore eyes, or a dressing for a burn, or from an ointment. Regarding it this way, you'll obey reason without putting it on display and rest easy in its care.

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, (resource) 5.9, Ryan Holiday, The 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living