The formula for human greatness as described by the great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Amore fati. Love fate.
“That one wants nothing to be different, not forward, not backwards, not in all eternity. Not merely bear what is necessary, still less conceal it….but love it.”
His sentiments echoed those of the legendary Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, “A blazing fire makes flame and brightness out of everything that is thrown into it.”
Another Stoic, the crippled slave named Epictetus, may have said it best, “Do not seek for things to happen the way you want them to; rather, wish that it happens the way it happens: then you will be happy.”
• Sterling silver (AG-925) pendant and chain with coating • Nickel-free pendant, chain, and coating • Pendant size: 0.28'' x 1.22'' (7 x 31 mm) • Pendant thickness: 0.02'' (0.5 mm) • Pendant is connected to the chain with open jump rings • Spring ring clasp closure