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Gaius Tullius Valerianus
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Vir bonus, dicendi (Latine) peritus . . .
Vir bonus, dicendi (Latine) peritus . . .

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Stoic Week 2015 Saturday Morning Reflection
Text for Morning Reflection: "Be like the headland on which the waves break constantly, which still stands firm while the foaming waters are put to rest around it. ‘It is my bad luck that this has happened to me!’ On the contrary, say, ‘It is my good luck t...
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Stoic Week 2015 Friday Evening Reflection
Text for Evening Reflection: "One type of person, whenever he does someone else a good turn, is quick in calculating the favour done to him. Another is not so quick to do this; but in himself he thinks about the other person as owing him something and is co...
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Stoic Week 2015 Friday Morning Reflection
Text for Morning Reflection: "Say to yourself first thing in the morning: I shall meet with people who are meddling, ungrateful, violent, treacherous, envious, and unsociable. They are subject to these faults because of their ignorance of what is good and b...
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Stoic Week 2015 Thursday Evening Reflection
Text for Evening Reflection: "Every habit and faculty is formed or strengthened by the corresponding act — walking makes you walk better, running makes you a better runner. If you want to be literate, read, if you want to be a painter, paint. Go a month wit...
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Stoic Week 2015 Thursday Morning Reflection
Text for Morning Reflection: "If you find anything in human life better than justice, truthfulness, self-control, courage… turn to it with all your heart and enjoy the supreme good that you have found… but if you find all other things to be trivial and valu...
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Stoic Week 2015 Wednesday Evening Reflection
Texts for Evening Reflection: "Get rid of the judgement and you have got rid of the idea. ‘I have been harmed’; get rid of the idea, ‘I have been harmed’, and you have got rid of the harm itself." — Marcus Aurelius, Meditations , 4.7 "All turns on judgement...
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