‘Go back to the Shadow! You cannot pass.’
The essence of technology is by no means anything technological.
Let us therefor love poetry and respect the poets.
It is necessary to think, and to await the growth and ripening of the thought.
Sir Roger Scruton | Full Address and Q&A | Oxford Union
… eat, read, contemplate.
He who does these things shall never be moved.
So sang the little Clod of Clay, / Trodden with the cattle’s feet: / But a Pebble of the brook, / Warbled out these metres meet.
Gustate et videte.
Since Stoicism is primarily practical, a list of its basic principles can help to stay focused.