The Stoic Challenge Review: Ancient Advice for Modern Times

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I’m currently reading William Irvine’s book The Stoic Challenge and I think it’s just brilliant. Since he is drawing upon the lessons of ancient Stoic philosophy, nothing is fundamentally new but I really enjoy his modern framing of Stoicism. Particularly, I like his core concept of the “Stoic test strategy,” which he defines as: “…Stoic test strategy: … Read more

34 Benjamin Franklin Quotes on Money, Explained

Franklin On Money

  Benjamin Franklin is famous for his quotes on money and personal finance. Franklin was known as “The First American” for his role in the foundation of America and his widely recognized contributions to politics, diplomacy, and American unity. A true polymath, he was an accomplished writer, printer, humorist, politician, diplomat, inventor, scientist, statesman, among … Read more

7 Inspirational Quotes About Human Nature

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1. “Deliberate practice requires a mind-set of never, ever, being satisfied with your current ability. It requires a constant self-critique, a pathological restlessness, a passion to aim consistently just beyond one’s capability so that daily disappointment and failure is actually desired, and a never-ending resolve to dust oneself off and try again and again and … Read more