Death and Investing According to the Stoics

Investing like a stoic means being willing to take on necessary risks while preparing for the unexpected

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Freeing ourselves from death

“You are scared of dying. Tell me, is the kind of life you lead really any different to being dead?” — Seneca

Death, disaster, and investing like a stoic

“What is quite unlooked for is more crushing in its effect, and unexpectedness adds to the weight of a disaster.” — Seneca

“Rehearse them in your mind: exile, torture, war, shipwreck. All the terms of our human lot should be before our eyes.” — Seneca

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