35 Stoic Quotes On Success

35 Stoic Quotes On Success

Being stoic is being calm and almost without any emotion. When you’re stoic, you don’t show what you’re feeling and you also accept whatever is happening. The noun stoic is a person who’s not very emotional. The adjective stoic describes any person, action, or thing that seems emotionless and almost blank. May these Stoic Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily.” Epictetus

2. “We suffer more in imagination than in reality.” Seneca

3. “To be calm is the highest achievement of the self.” Zen Proverb

4. “You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” Marcus Aurelius

5. “Just keep in mind: the more we value things outside our control, the less control we have.” Heraclitus

6. “Keep your intention pure. Emotions will try to distract you. So keep going. That’s the cure.” Maxime Lagacé

7. “Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response.” Viktor Frankl

8. “Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.” James Allen

9. “Life is very short and anxious for those who forget the past, neglect the present, and fear the future.” Seneca

10. “To be evenminded is the greatest virtue.” Heraclitus

11. “Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish.” Marcus Aurelius

12. “The whole future lies in uncertainty: live immediately.” Seneca

13. “The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.” Marcus Aurelius

14. “If it is not right, do not do it, if it is not true, do not say it.” Marcus Aurelius

15. “It is not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” Epictetus

16. “It’s not that we have little time, but more that we waste a good deal of it.” Seneca

17. “The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.” Marcus Aurelius

18. “Sometimes in life we must fight not only without fear, but also without hope.” Alessandro Pertini

19. “It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.” Seneca

20. “If one does not know which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.” Seneca

21. “The willing are led by fate, the reluctant dragged.” Cleanthes

22. Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” Epictetus

23. “Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won’t make us happier.” Randy Pausch

24. “Discomfort is the currency of success.” Brooke Castillo

25. “Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.” Marcus Aurelius

26. “How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself?” Epictetus

27. Learn to be indifferent to what makes no difference.” Marcus Aurelius

28. “We should not, like sheep, follow the herd of creatures in front of us, making our way where others go, not where we ought to go.” Seneca

29. “Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself.” Marcus Aurelius

30. “No person has the power to have everything they want, but it is in their power not to want what they don’t have, and to cheerfully put to good use what they do have.” Seneca

31. “Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it.” Epictetus

32. “Is a world without pain possible? Then don’t ask the impossible.” Marcus Aurelius

33. “If you are pained by any external thing, it is not this thing that disturbs you, but your own judgment about it. And it is in your power to wipe out this judgment now.” Marcus Aurelius

34. “No great thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.” Epictetus

35. “A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.” Seneca

I hope you enjoyed these Stoic Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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