Mirage is heavily inspired by Stoicism, this philosophy influences our work significantly - from ideation to creation. This article is a selection of our favourite Stoic quotes, ranging from Marcus Aurelius, to Seneca, Epictetus and more. We will add at least one new quote a week.
After having read Ryan Holiday’s new book ‘Courage Is Calling: Fortune Favours the Brave’ I decided to dedicate a few words to it. Courage is something of incredible importance to our world. Courage is needed to take important decisions, to become a better version of yourself, to contribute to the wellbeing of others. We can even say that courage is one of these special human powers that has the potential to achieve superhuman results.
It all started in the 3rd century BC with the gathering of a group of thinkers in Athens. By debating and discussing the ways —and tools— for living a fulfilling and virtuous life, Stoicism was born. This impactful ideology has since not only survived for thousands of years, but also influenced the entire world. From the outskirts of Athens to the political heart of Rome..