Forge
Published in

Forge

50 Very Short Rules for a Good Life From the Stoics

The best pieces of wisdom gathered from a body of work that spans 2,000 years

Photo: Thibault Vr/EyeEm/Getty Images

What is the job of a philosopher?

“When the standards have been set,” Epictetus said, “the work of philosophy is just this, to examine and uphold the standards, but the work of a truly good person is in using those…

--

--

--

A publication from Medium on personal development.

Recommended from Medium

Be a part of the Paradigm Shift

5 Thriving Attitudes to Productively Manage Life Problems That Arise

5 Thriving Attitudes to Productively Manage Life Problems That Arise

PBY: Humility 1.8

Study of 20,000 Coin Tosses Shows We Should All Take More Chances in Life

Be the Glitter Bomb: Never Make Yourself Small

Your abilities are bigger than your comfort zone

Three Surefire Signs You Are Wasting Your Life

5 Ways Coaching Can Boost Your Career — How To Communications

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday

Bestselling author of ‘Conspiracy,’ ‘Ego is the Enemy’ & ‘The Obstacle Is The Way’ http://amzn.to/24qKRWR

More from Medium

11 Books to Help You Live Better in 2022

Why Disillusionment is Good and How To Find It

Why It Pays off to Be an Optimist

“There Is No Ctrl Z in Life.” — What It Means When is Said by a 10-Year Old.