In a fever everything we eat seems bitter and unpleasant to the taste; but when we see others taking the same food and finding no displeasure in it, we stop blaming the food. We blame ourselves and our malady. In the same way, we will stop blaming and being disgruntled with circumstances if we …

… see others accepting the same events cheerfully and without offense. – Plutarch, On Tranquility of Mind 8

(I have found this quote in the book, "The Practicing Stoic". One of the best books I have ever read.)

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