Blow Your Own Nose

“We cry to God Almighty, how can we escape this agony? Fool, don’t you have hands? Or could it be God forgot to give you a pair? Sit and pray your nose doesn’t run! Or, rather just wipe your nose and stop seeking a scapegoat.” — Epictetus, Discourses, 2.16.13

Stoicism: Quote of the Day: 5 June 2022
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One of the lessons I’ve learned as I’ve studied personal boundaries is to hand a problem back to the person it belongs to. In other words, to not take on other people’s…

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Ann Leach

Ann Leach

Ann Leach enjoys being a Homeschooling Mum, studying Stoicism, and writing about life . She lives in Sunbury, Victoria with her daughter and 2 cats.