Seneca

A collection of 3 posts

Side by side in my Twitter stream

“There is no insurmountable solitude. All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are." Remembering Neruda, who died on this day in 1973, with his gorgeous Nobel

Life well spent

http://oupacademic.tumblr.com/post/108248609539 reminded me of this from Seneca's On the Shortness of Life. It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a

Non-stimulation

The life of sensation is the life of greed; it requires more and more. The life of the spirit requires less and less. I was led to this great saying by Annie Dillard