Best Chrysippus Quotes and Lines - Stoic Philosopher

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Chrysippus Top Quotes The Great Stoic Philosopher

Chrysippus of Soli was a Greek Stoic philosopher. He was a native of Soli, Cilicia, but moved to Athens as a young man, where he became a pupil of Cleanthes in the Stoic school. When Cleanthes died, around 230 BC, Chrysippus became the third head of the school Top Image Quotes The Great Stoic Philosopher





The universe itself is God and the universal outpouring of its soul.


We should infer in the case of a beautiful dwelling-place that it was built for its owners and not for mice; we ought, therefore, in the same way, to regard the universe as the dwelling-place of the gods.

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Living virtuously is equal to living in accordance with one's experience of the actual course of nature.

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Living virtuously is equal to living in accordance with one's experience of the actual course of nature


Wise people are in want of nothing and yet need many things. On the other hand, nothing is needed by fools, for they do not understand how to use anything, but are in want of everything. As quoted i


He who is running a race ought to endeavor and strive to the utmost of his ability to come off victor, but it is utterly wrong for him to trip up his competitor, or to push him aside. So in life, it is not unfair for one to seek for himself what may accrue to his benefit, but it is not right to take it from another.




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If I had followed the multitude, I should not have studied philosophy.


If I knew that it was fated for me to be sick, I would even wish for it; for the foot also, if it had intelligence, would volunteer to get muddy.

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