Friday October 8th 2010

Thought for the Day

“Nothing is so wretched or foolish
as to anticipate misfortunes.
What madness is it
to be expecting evil before it comes.”

~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca



Lucius Annaeus Seneca*Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Born 4 BC Corduba, Spain
Died 65 AD Rome

(often known simply as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger)A Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero. He was later forced to commit suicide for complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate this last of the Julio-Claudian emperors; however, he may have been innocent.

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