Posted by: Upāsaka Subhavi | 10/27/2019

Being Hard to Insult

“For what does the man who accepts insult do that is wrong? It is the doer of wrong who puts themselves to shame-the sensible man wouldn’t go to the law, since he wouldn’t even consider that he had been insulted! Besides, to be annoyed or angered about such things would be petty-instead easily and silently bear what has happened, since this is appropriate for those whose purpose is to be noble-minded.”

Musonius Rufus, Musonius Rufus on How to live


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