A stoic quote by Epictetus from Discourses I, 25.28-29

Remember that it is we who torment, we who make difficulties for ourselves – that is, our opinions do. What, for instance, does it mean to be insulted? Stand by a rock and insult it, and what have you accomplished? If someone responds to insult like a rock, what has the abuser gained with his invective?
― Epictetus Discourses I, 25.28-29
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