Admit not sleep into your tender eyelids till you have reckoned up each deed of the day—How have I erred, what done of left undone So start, and so review your acts, and then for the vile deeds chide yourself, for the good be glad. —Epictetus, Discourses, III.10
Tag: Spiritual Exercise
Quote: Pierre Hadot on Socrates’ New Way of Life
Socrates had no system to teach. Throughout, his philosophy was a spiritual exercise, an invitation to a new way of life, active reflection, and living consciousness.