Origin of Stoicism
Examples from the Web for stoicism
Without overshadowing his talented counterparts, Cedar commands the stage with a meticulous mix of stoicism and candor.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)|Samuel Fragoso|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stoicism has an appeal for anyone who faces uncertainty–that is, for all of us.
There are no first, second, and third prizes for stoicism or grief.Gabrielle Giffords' Difficult Path Back From a Brain Injury|Lee Woodruff|January 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The broader point is that we need, constantly, to recalibrate our bandwidth of stoicism.
For Democrats, election-day heavy heartedness, the loser's stoicism, had become a way of life.
But the active enthusiasm of a real religion—the effective desire to be in right relation with the Power—was strange to Stoicism.The Religious Experience of the Roman People|W. Warde Fowler
In spite of all his Indian stoicism, Curumilla literally seized the food as soon as it appeared, and devoured it greedily.The Pearl of the Andes|Gustave Aimard
The stoicism that comes of endurance has something of death in it.Lazarre|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
Bela sat looking at nothing with all the stoicism of her red ancestors; Sam maintained his futile pretence of business.The Huntress|Hulbert Footner
Modern philosophies continued the basic trend in Stoicism in making the subjective consciousness the foundation of philosophy.The Enchiridion|Epictetus
1620s, from Modern Latin stoicismus, from Latin stoicus (see stoic).
A philosophy that flourished in ancient Greece and Rome. Stoics believed that people should strictly restrain their emotions in order to attain happiness and wisdom; hence, they refused to demonstrate either joy or sorrow.