Meaningful Stoic Quotes About Desire That Will Change Your Life  

Best Quotes on Desire from Stoicism

Meaningful Stoic Quotes About Desire That Will Change Your Life – As a practicing Stoic, I have used many quotes on Desire to help me, inspire me, or keep me sane. I hope you find some gain and drive in some of Stoicism’s finest quotes on Desire. Developing peace of mind through confidence in one’s abilities is what Stoicism is all about and knowing that this is ancient wisdom, along with applications by modern great, you know the Stoic beliefs stand up.

Stoic Quotes on Desire

“It is in your power to withdraw yourself whenever you desire. Perfect tranquility within consists in the good ordering of the mind, the realm of your own.”

Marcus Aurelius

“Never value anything as profitable to thyself which shall compel thee to break thy promise, to lose thy self-respect, to hate any man, to suspect, to curse, to act the hypocrite, to desire anything which needs walls and curtains.”

– Marcus Aurelius

 “Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.”

– Marcus Aurelius

“Men seek retreats for themselves, houses in the country, sea-shores, and mountains; and thou too art wont to desire such things very much. But this is altogether a mark of the most common sort of men, for it is in thy power whenever thou shalt choose to retire into thyself. For nowhere either with more quiet or more freedom from trouble does a man retire than into his own soul.”

– Marcus Aurelius

“Remember that there is a God who desires neither praise nor glory from men created in his image, but rather that they, guided by the understanding given them, should in their actions become like unto him.”

– Marcus Aurelius

“I can at once become happy anywhere, for he is happy who has found himself a happy lot. In a word, happiness lies all in the functions of reason, in warrantable desires and virtuous practice.”

– Marcus Aurelius

“Body. Soul. Mind. Sensations: the body. Desires: the soul. Reasoning: the mind.”

– Marcus Aurelius

Stoic Quotes on Desire the Best Quotes From the Stoics

I hope these Desire quotes helped you. Please comment below and share the best Stoic quotes that have benefited you when Desire.

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Desire example: What is it?

To desire, something is to wish for it. One example would be to really want an ice cream cone on a hot day.

Dave Peterson
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