Notes from the attic

Posts tagged with philosophy

  1. Seneca: On how to live & die

    “Learning how to live takes a whole life, and, which may surprise you more, it takes a whole life to learn how to die.”                A beautiful little book by Seneca (4BC-AD 65) fell into my hands called On the shortness of life, title which - I must say - caught…

  2. Epictetus: The stoic way of acceptance

    “When you are delighted with anything, be delighted as with a thing which is not one of those which cannot be taken away, but as something of such a kind, as an earthen pot is, or a glass cup, that, when it has been broken, you may remember what it

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