The flame on the front of the medallion is inspired by Marcus Aurelius’s timeless wisdom: “a blazing fire makes flame and brightness out of everything that is thrown into it.” The back features an excerpt of the great philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche’s formula for greatness: “Not merely bear what is necessary, still less conceal it…love it.” Each coin is shipped in a velvet ring box with an accompanying information card, explaining the practice to anyone receiving the coin. Marcus Aurelius would say that the Stoic finds a way to turn every negative into a positive. The Stoic grows stronger and better with every obstacle they face.
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So as you’re thinking of a gift for your friends and family this holiday season, here are 23 ideas that can act as reminders not just in the new year, but in the years to come.
Or seen the “Waste No More Time Arguing What A Good Man Should Be.
Be One” poster on the gyms of football teams, in dorm rooms, in entryways and on office walls.