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"I think we should give day camp a chance, Adrian. Let's not become prisoners of our own dogma."
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"I like you Harry – even when your head's on fire you don't complain."
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New From Why? Books
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"Educational TV is for people who are unable to cope with real TV."
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"I'm sure it's nothing."
'News gets out that the Stoics' annual party has been cancelled.'
Sisyphus pushing a boulder up a hill while riding on a scooter.
Through thick and thin, John always managed to keep a stiff upper lip.
"Are we there yet?"
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'He was a Stoic's Stoic.'
'I wish you the best of luck with your stoicism, Goopta -- As for me, I'm going to give epicureanism a try.'
"He said he can't complain. Business is good."
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'Heroic stoicism has its rewards.'
"And for the last 6 years I just thought he was the stoic type."
'Here we go again...'
'You're not a zombie Ralph, you're just a little depressed.'
"We're luckier than most people..."
Good Cope vs. Bad Cope
"If Marcus Aurelius himself were standing here today, I'm sure he would agree this suit reflects perfectly your stoic sensibilities."
"He never talks about it..."