Stoic Philosophy as seen through Shawshank Redemption; Hickey

Short then is the time which every man lives, and small the nook of the earth where he lives; and even this only continues by a succession of poor human beings, who will very soon die, and who know not even themselves, much less him who died long ago. — Marcus Aurelius.

What upsets people is not things in themselves but their judgments about the things. -Epictetus.

The goal is not to eliminate or repress the emotions to become devoid of feeling, the goal is to attach the right judgments to them.  We can find happiness, love, and beauty without desiring more than is within our control. We can enjoy music so long as we do not wish for it never to end. We can enjoy a cold drink in the sun if we do not at the same time wish for it never to pass.  –Seneca.

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