What is required is not a lot words, but effectual ones.
Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)
Source: Letters from a Stoic
Contributed by: Zaady
A good character is the only guarantee of everlasting, carefree happiness.
The philosopher: he alone knows how to live for himself. He is the one, in fact, who knows the fundamental thing: how to live.
No one should feel pride in anything that is not his own.
How can a thing possibly govern others when it cannot be governed itself?
So called pleasures, when they go beyond a certain limit, are but punishments.
What difference does it make, after all, what your position in life is if you dislike it yourself?
I am telling you to be a slow-speaking person.
Away with the world's opinion of you-it's always unsettled and divided.
See what daily exercise does for one.
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