“No school has more goodness and gentleness; none has more love for human beings, nor more attention to the common good. The goal which it assigns to us is to be useful, to help others, and to take care, not only of ourselves, but of everyone in general and of each one in particular.” — Seneca
“It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable.”
It is a sin to pursue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.
happiness is the journey not the destination
How much better to heal than seek revenge from injury. Vengeance wastes a lot of time and exposes you to many more injuries than the first that sparked it. Anger always outlasts hurt. Best to take the opposite course. — Seneca
“ Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily.” Epictetus
Today I would like to write to you about being healthy, happy and strong. Why is this important? Because you must love yourself and after you learn to love yourself, you will learn to love others. Self sacrifice is indeed a noble virtuous quality but ignoring your health and happiness is shameful. When I was …
I taught my children to be kind because everyone we meet is going through some kind of struggle.
when you’ve been to hell and back your bound to come back with a few scars
I once read that a man said, “Until I expire I shall not take away my integrity from myself.” I gave this much thought when I was younger but did not get the sense of it. It sounded like a powerful statement. Now let me try to attempt to explain it to you my sons. …