“Self-discipline is the No. 1 delineating factor between the rich, the middle class and the poor.” — Robert T. Kiyosaki In the journey toward financial success, there's a silent force that often goes unnoticed but plays a pivotal role—self-discipline. Self-discipline serves as the indispensable seasoning to financial success, much like
In essence, the Stoic virtue of temperance is a guide to a well-lived life—a life where desires are mastered, and the soul remains unshaken amidst the chaos. It's a blessing that helps us stand tall and walk with grace and poise through the highs and lows, neither clinging desperately
In Marguerite Yourcenar's Memoirs of Hadrian, the emperor Hadrian conveys to Marcus Aurelius that excessive eating is a prevalent flaw among Romans. He points out that many citizens indulge in “poisoning themselves with spice” and drowning their dishes in rich sauces, resulting in overwhelming their taste buds and, consequently, themselves.
“So-called pleasures, when they go beyond a certain limit, are but punishments.” — Seneca Embracing the virtue of temperance is like finding the perfect balance on a tightrope, a harmony in the midst of life's cacophony. At its core, temperance is the art of navigating the turbulent seas of desire and