A stoic quote by Epictetus from Enchiridion 26

When somebody’s wife or child dies, to a man we all routinely say, ‘Well, that’s part of life.’ But if one of our own family is involved, then right away it’s ‘Poor, poor me!’ We would do better to remember how we react when a similar loss afflicts others.
― Epictetus Enchiridion 26
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A Sage is a theoretical perfect stoic - I can only attempt to act as I imagine he would act in my situation.
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