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Ryan Holiday

Author of 'Stillness is the Key,' 'Conspiracy,' 'Ego is the Enemy' & 'The Obstacle Is The Way' https://t.co/JQU9XasYsw. Creator of @DailyStoic

Austin, TX

Joined on 8 April, 2007

http://ryanholiday.net

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“We learn not for school, but for life.” Seneca

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Some Latin expressions to live by:

- Festina lente (Make haste slowly)
- Fac, si facis (Just do it!)
- Fatum ingenium est (Character is fate)
- Vivere militare est (To live is to fight)
- Amor fati (Love the hand fate deals)
- Memento mori (You are mortal. Life is short!!)

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"If a man can reduce his needs to zero, he is truly free: there is nothing that can be taken from him; nothing can hurt him." John Boyd

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“One who is everywhere is nowhere.” Seneca

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“Nobody learns what he can do except by trying.” Seneca

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"Shallow men believe in luck...Strong men believe in cause and effect." Emerson

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I wish this interview with Tom Ricks had not turned out to be so correct.

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Replying to @dailystoic: Things you should NOT do, according to the Stoics:

- Don’t be overheard complaining...even to yourself (Marcus Aurelius)
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Things you should NOT do, according to the Stoics:

- Don’t be overheard complaining...even to yourself (Marcus Aurelius)
- Don’t put on airs about your self-improvement (Epictetus)
- Don’t overindulge in eating or drinking (Musonius)
- Don’t speak more than you listen (Zeno)

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"Above all, do not lie to yourself. A man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point where he does not discern any truth either in himself or anywhere around him, and thus falls into disrespect towards himself and others." Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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I started my fifth year of this journal this month. Not having to travel anywhere with it in 2020 is probably one reason it’s still in one piece.

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"Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions." Tim Ferriss

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Most successful people are people you've never heard of. They want it that way.

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Replying to @DailyDadEmail: "The presidency is temporary, family is permanent." -Charles de Gaulle

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"The presidency is temporary, family is permanent." -Charles de Gaulle

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On the @dailystoic podcast, I spoke with @ProfEmilyOster about the unique way her parents raised her and her siblings and how it influenced her life.

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"With a new year in front of us, we have to get serious about reading so that we might gain easily what others have gained by difficult experience."

Read my new article about the 18 books that will help you live the best 2021 possible.

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“Professionals are people who can do their best work when they don’t feel like it.’ Alistair Cooke

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Book #10. Already working on #11 and #12.

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If You Only Read a Few Books in 2021, Read These by @RyanHoliday

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“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” Murakami

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