What is NeoStoicism?
We are often more frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
It’s silly to try to escape other people’s faults. They are inescapable. Just try to escape your own.
If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill— of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, ‘He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone.