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July 12

As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
-Seneca

July 11

In prosperity it is very easy to find a friend; but in adversity it is the most difficult of all things. -Epictetus

July 10

The happiness of those who want to be popular depends on others; the happiness of those who seek pleasure fluctuates with moods outside their control; but the happiness of the wise grows out of their own free acts.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 09

The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. Your soul takes on the color of your thoughts.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 08

A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer’s hand.
-Seneca

July 07

Don’t be concerned with other people’s impressions of you. They are dazzled and deluded by appearances. Stick with your purpose. This alone will strengthen your will and give your life coherence.
-Epictetus

July 06

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
-Seneca

July 4

Desire and happiness cannot live together.
-Epictetus

July 03

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. -Marcus Aurelius