With his crew-cut close, receding blond hair and Stoic face, he looks like a cross between Daniel Craig and Vladimir Putin.
A Stoic figure in a white floor length dress and razor-tailored bodice was accessorized with a giant bull skull as a mask.
I'm not sure if they were more solemn than the other groups, but in my mind's eye they are Stoic and solemn.
Matthew Axelson (Ben Foster) is given the most Stoic and defiant death and it carries the most power.
She reminds me of her aunt in the portrait she fought for so fearlessly: Stoic yet approachable, with a hint of a smile.
Seneca was a Stoic, and taught self-control, tranquillity of mind, and contempt for the changes of fortune.
I am not a Stoic, and I have never attempted to appear in that character.
And yet one Stoic philosopher saw clearly, and declared emphatically, that increases in knowledge must be expected in the future.
But I reconciled myself to the inevitable, and bore up like a Stoic.
Rank brings cares; so that one who is not a Stoic may have an excuse for shrinking from it; but a Stoic despises cares.
a member of the school of philosophy founded by Zeno; belief that a wise man is free from passion and indifferent to grief or joy
Greek stoikos 'portico where Zeno taught'
late 14c., "philosopher of the school founded by Zeno," from Latin stoicus, from Greek stoikos "pertaining to a member of or the teachings of the school founded by Zeno (c.334-c.262 B.C.E.), characterized by austere ethical doctrines," literally "pertaining to a portico," from stoa "porch," specifically Stoa Poikile "the Painted Porch," the great hall in Athens (decorated with frescoes depicting the Battle of Marathon) where Zeno taught (see stoa). Meaning "person who represses feelings or endures patiently" first recorded 1570s. The adjective is recorded from 1590s in the "repressing feelings" sense, c.1600 in the philosophical sense.