Stoicism is getting popular nowadays a lot. Zeno of Citium started the stoic school of philosophy in the 4th century BC in Athens, Greece. Stoicism is a philosophy of personal virtue, discipline, wisdom, and dedication that emphasizes peace of mind and goodness.
When you see the Stoic philosophy from afar you imagine it as emotionless, apathetic, and unloving but the reality is different.
They care about their loved ones so much that they write excellent things about it like
Let no man think that he is loved by any who loveth none.Epictetus
Here are some of the best stoic quotes on love by stoics and what they feel about connections, affection, and love.
From my brother Severus, I learned to love my kin, and to love truth, and to love justiceMarcus Aurelius
Let us enjoy our friends avidly, for how long this blessing will fall to our lot is uncertain.Seneca
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.Seneca
If you wish to be loved, love.Seneca
If someone is incapable of distinguishing good things from bad and neutral things from either-well, how could such a person be capable of love? The power to love, then, belongs only to the wise man.Epictetus
To love only what happens, what was destined. No greater harmony.Marcus Aurelius
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life, that word is loveSocrates
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.Marcus Aurelius
I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinion of himself than on the opinion of others.Marcus Aurelius