Flipping through my copy of Carnegie by Peter Krass, which I read a few years ago, I found a torn paper of scribbled quotes from Seneca’s Letters from a Stoic:

Only an absolute fool values a man according to his clothes, or according to his social position, which after all is only something that we wear like clothing. —page 94

What is death? Either a transition or an end. I am not afraid of coming to an end, this being the same as never having begun, nor of transition, for I shall never be in confinement quite so cramped anywhere else as I am here. —page 124

So-called pleasures, when they go beyond a certain limit, are but punishments… —page 144

Only a man of wisdom and experience can really love. —page 230

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