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stoicism meaning - the endurance of pain or hardship without the display of feelings and without complaint. synonyms: patience, forbearance, resignation, lack of protest, lack of complaint, fortitude, endurance, acceptance, acceptance of the inevitable, fatalism, philosophicalness, impassivity, dispassion, phlegm, imperturbability, calmness, coolness, cool; stolidness; Dunkirk spirit; informalunflappability; rarelonganimity "she accepted her sufferings with remarkable stoicism"

Marcus Aurelius- Stoicism teaches that living according to reason and virtue is to be in harmony with the universe's divine order entailed by one's recognition of the universal logos (reason) an essential value of all people. The meaning of life is "freedom from suffering" through apatheia, is being objective/having clear judgement not indifference. Stoicism's prime directives are virtue, reason to develop personal self-control and mental fortitude as means of overcoming destructive…


This book is much more philosophical in nature– and combines the philosophy of stoicism and street photography. If you seek more purpose, happiness, and meaning in your photography, this book is for you.

evergreens symbolic meanings included qualities such as: • Strength • Stoicism • Invincibility • Determination • Immortality • Revitalization Unbending against heavy winter snows and brutal winds – the evergreen won a high place of honor amongst the Celts. In fact, these early clans brought evergreen boughs into the home as a reminder of the indomitable spirit inherent in all life.


The Modern Wimp’s Introduction to Stoicism

Contrary to common perception, being stoic doesn't mean being emotionless. The real quality of Stoicism is far more masculine than not caring about anything - it's about knowing when to care, when to be upset, and how to accept the inescapable with your head held higher than you thought possible.

A book on the meaning of various plants, for instance box wood seems to indicate stoicism (a message I regularly want to communicate)