So in the majority of other things, we address circumstances not in accordance with the right assumptions, but mostly by following wretched habit. Since all that I've said is the case, the person in training must seek to rise above, so as to stop seeking out pleasure and steering away from pain; to stop clinging to living and abhorring death; and in the case of property and money, to stop valuing receiving over giving.

— Musonius Rufus, Lectures, 6.25-5-11 (resource) Ryan Holiday, The 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living—

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