Behold the most glorious cities whose foundations can scarcely be traced -- anger cast them down

Behold the most glorious cities whose foundations can scarcely be traced -- anger cast them down. Behold solitudes stretching lonely for many miles without a single dweller -- anger laid them waste. Behold all the leaders who have been handed down to posterity as instances of an evil fate -- anger stabbed this one in bed, struck down this one amid the sanctities of the feast, tore this one to pieces in the very home of the law and in full view of the crowded forum, murderous act of the son, another to have his royal throat cut by the hand of a slave, another to have his limbs stretched on the cross.


Philosophical Category Tags: Seneca - On Anger I-i


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