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THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 22)

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THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 21)

This is part 21 in our series of aphorisms by Publilius Syrus who was a big influence on Seneca and his own work. He is quoted by Seneca in two of his letters to Lucilius, On the Value of Advice and On the

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2020

  • Apr 03 Why Now is a Good Time to Build Your Antilibrary
  • Feb 12 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 22)
  • Feb 05 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 21)
  • Jan 29 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 20)
  • Jan 15 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE HAS MOVED!
  • 2019

  • Dec 06 The First Principles of Marcus Aurelius
  • Nov 27 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (PART 19)
  • Nov 20 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 18)
  • Nov 17 Accepting One’s Fate: What Stoicism Can Teach Us About Embracing Life’s Events
  • Nov 13 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 17)
  • Nov 12 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Philosophy and Life)
  • Nov 12 7 Key Strategies to Win the Day
  • Nov 08 The Art of Being Indifferent: Stoicism and the Importance of Value-Judgments
  • Nov 06 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 16)
  • Nov 02 Accept Death as Ever Present
  • Nov 01 How to Be Virtuous
  • Oct 30 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 15)
  • Oct 29 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Reason)
  • Oct 25 The Stoic Dichotomy of Control
  • Oct 24 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Your Life’s Time)
  • Oct 23 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 14)
  • Oct 22 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Squandered Time)
  • Oct 22 Stoicism and Facing Change
  • Oct 17 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (No Wailing)
  • Oct 16 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 13)
  • Oct 15 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Purpose)
  • Oct 13 To Sell is Human
  • Oct 10 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Live Your Life)
  • Oct 09 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 12)
  • Oct 08 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Here. Now.)
  • Oct 06 The Art of Procrastination
  • Oct 03 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Amor Fati)
  • Oct 02 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 11)
  • Oct 01 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Control)
  • Sep 30 Life IS Art, as Art is Life
  • Sep 30 FAVORITE STOIC QUOTE (Epictetus)
  • Sep 29 Book Notes: Verbal Judo
  • Sep 26 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (A Happy Life)
  • Sep 25 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 10)
  • Sep 24 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Oblivion)
  • Sep 23 STAY IN THE HERE AND NOW
  • Sep 23 FAVORITE STOIC QUOTE (Epictetus)
  • Sep 22 The Culture Code
  • Sep 19 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Debt)
  • Sep 18 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 9)
  • Sep 17 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Self-Pride)
  • Sep 16 BUILT BY THE COMMUNITY
  • Sep 16 FAVORITE STOIC QUOTE (Seneca)
  • Sep 15 Man’s Search For Meaning
  • Sep 12 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Keep Fears Close)
  • Sep 11 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 8)
  • Sep 10 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (LIVE)
  • Sep 09 THE CHOICE IS YOURS
  • Sep 09 FAVORITE STOIC QUOTE (Marcus Aurelius)
  • Sep 05 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Your Life)
  • Sep 04 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 7)
  • Sep 03 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Attainment, Pain, Control)
  • Sep 02 FAVORITE STOIC QUOTE (Epictetus)
  • Aug 29 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Slavery)
  • Aug 28 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 6)
  • Aug 27 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Self-Reliance)
  • Aug 27 FAVORITE STOIC QUOTE (Seneca)
  • Aug 22 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Self-Focus)
  • Aug 21 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 5)
  • Aug 20 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Content)
  • Aug 20 FAVORITE STOIC QUOTE (Marcus Aurelius)
  • Aug 19 DUST IN THE WIND
  • Aug 15 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Negative Emotions)
  • Aug 14 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 4)
  • Aug 13 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Poverty)
  • Aug 08 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Emotional Intelligence)
  • Aug 07 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 3)
  • Aug 06 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Judgment)
  • Aug 01 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Idleness)
  • Aug 01 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Self-Reflection)
  • Jul 31 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 2)
  • Jul 31 TSW INTERVIEW: Donald Robertson (How to Think Like a Roman Emperor)
  • Jul 30 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (Time)
  • Jul 24 THE SAYINGS OF PUBLILIUS SYRUS (Part 1)
  • Jul 19 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE (PRESENCE)
  • Jun 17 OUR NEW LOGO!
  • Jun 11 KILL YOUR EGO
  • Jun 02 The Stoics (Short)
  • Jun 02 Introduction to Stoicism (Short)
  • Jun 02 The Stoic Texts
  • May 28 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 72 (The Moment)
  • May 25 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 71 (Self)
  • May 22 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 70 (Repercussions)
  • May 19 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 69 (Sensibilities)
  • May 17 THE THIEF OF JOY
  • May 15 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 68 (Good Company)
  • May 12 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 67 (Passion)
  • May 09 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 66 (Rule Oneself)
  • May 07 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 65 (Action)
  • May 04 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 64 (Cruelty)
  • May 02 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 63 (Perspective)
  • Apr 30 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 62 (Impossibility)
  • Apr 26 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 61 (Action)
  • Apr 25 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 60 (Turn the Cheek)
  • Apr 24 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 59 (Peace)
  • Apr 22 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 58 (Reaction)
  • Apr 20 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE #57 (Fools)
  • Mar 05 Asking Yourself: Is This In My Control?
  • 2018

  • Jul 31 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 56 (Commitment)
  • Jul 30 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 55 (Act)
  • Jul 29 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 54 (Restraint)
  • Jul 28 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 53 (Present)
  • Jul 27 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 52 (Master Yourself)
  • Jul 26 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 51 (Instincts)
  • Jul 25 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 50 (Judgment)
  • Jul 24 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 49 (Happiness)
  • Jul 23 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 48 (Preparation)
  • Jul 22 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 47 (Patience)
  • Jul 21 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 46 (Reason)
  • Jul 20 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 45 (Words of Others)
  • Jul 19 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 44 (Contentment)
  • Jul 18 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 43 (Love)
  • Jul 17 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 42 (Fool’s Mistake)
  • Jul 16 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 41 (Attachment to Wealth)
  • Jul 15 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 40 (Little Steps)
  • Jul 14 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 39 (Knowledge)
  • Jul 13 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 38 (Anger)
  • Jul 12 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 37 (Nature 2)
  • Jul 11 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 36 (Vision)
  • Jul 10 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 35 (Nature)
  • Jul 09 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 34 (Amor Fati)
  • Jul 08 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 33 (Silence)
  • Jul 07 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 32 (Narcissism)
  • Jul 06 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 31 (Contentment)
  • Jul 06 MORNING QUESTION 7/6/18
  • Jul 05 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 30 (Stay Present)
  • Jul 05 MORNING QUESTION 7/5/18
  • Jul 04 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 29 (Thinking)
  • Jul 04 MORNING QUESTION 7/4/18
  • Jul 03 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 28 (Friendships)
  • Jul 03 MORNING QUESTION 7/3/18
  • Jul 02 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 27 (Religion)
  • Jul 02 MORNING QUESTION 7/2/18
  • Jul 02 SUNDAY SUMMARY 7/1/18
  • Jul 02 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 7/1/18
  • Jul 01 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 26 (Poor)
  • Jul 01 MORNING QUESTION 7/1/18
  • Jul 01 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/30/18
  • Jun 30 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 25 (Control 3)
  • Jun 30 MORNING QUESTION 6/30/18
  • Jun 30 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/29/18
  • Jun 29 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 24 (Direction)
  • Jun 29 MORNING QUESTION 6/29/18
  • Jun 29 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/28/18
  • Jun 28 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 23 (Take Action)
  • Jun 28 MORNING QUESTION 6/28/18
  • Jun 28 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/27/18
  • Jun 27 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 22 (Know Yourself)
  • Jun 27 MORNING QUESTION 6/27/18
  • Jun 27 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/26/18
  • Jun 26 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 21 (Money)
  • Jun 26 MORNING QUESTION 6/26/18
  • Jun 26 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/25/18
  • Jun 25 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 20 (Thoughts 2)
  • Jun 25 MORNING QUESTION 6/25/18
  • Jun 25 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/24/18
  • Jun 24 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 19 (Take Action)
  • Jun 24 MORNING QUESTION 6/24/18
  • Jun 24 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/23/18
  • Jun 23 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 18 (Weapons)
  • Jun 23 MORNING QUESTION 6/23/18
  • Jun 23 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/22/18
  • Jun 22 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 17 (Death)
  • Jun 22 MORNING QUESTION 6/22/18
  • Jun 22 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/21/18
  • Jun 21 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 16 (Educate)
  • Jun 21 MORNING QUESTION 6/21/18
  • Jun 21 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/20/18
  • Jun 20 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 15 (Reality)
  • Jun 20 MORNING QUESTION 6/20/18
  • Jun 20 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/19/18
  • Jun 19 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 14 (Thoughts)
  • Jun 19 MORNING QUESTION 6/19/18
  • Jun 19 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/18/18
  • Jun 18 Meditations – Overview
  • Jun 18 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 13 (Perspective)
  • Jun 18 MORNING QUESTION 6/18/18
  • Jun 18 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/17/18
  • Jun 17 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 12 (Fear)
  • Jun 17 MORNING QUESTION 6/17/18
  • Jun 17 NIGHTLY REFLECTIONS 6/16/18
  • Jun 16 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 11 (Gratefulness)
  • Jun 16 MORNING QUESTION 6/16/18
  • Jun 16 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/15/18
  • Jun 15 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 10 (Master of One)
  • Jun 15 MORNING QUESTION 6/15/18
  • Jun 15 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/14/18
  • Jun 14 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 9 (Courage)
  • Jun 14 MORNING QUESTION 6/14/18
  • Jun 14 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/13/18
  • Jun 13 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 8 (Happiness)
  • Jun 13 MORNING QUESTION 6/13/18
  • Jun 13 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/12/18
  • Jun 12 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 7 (Control 2)
  • Jun 12 MORNING QUESTION 6/12/18
  • Jun 12 NIGHTLY REFLECTION 6/11/18
  • Jun 11 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 6 (Beginnings)
  • Jun 11 MORNING QUESTION 6/11/18
  • Jun 10 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 5 (Control)
  • Jun 09 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 4 (Listen)
  • Jun 08 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 3 (Be prepared)
  • Jun 07 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 2 (Grain of Salt)
  • Jun 06 SIMPLE STOIC ADVICE # 1 (Stoic Philosophy)
  • May 22 Welcome to The Stoic Within
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