Features tagged in the Philosophical Category of Seneca - Letter CVII

Seneca - Letter CVII Exercises

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Seneca's Transformation of Pain Into Information Practice It Pain is information for us to help us learn where we can grow. In his essay "On Providence", Seneca writes, "You have asked me, Lucilus, why, if a Providence rules the world, it still happens that ...
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Seneca - Letter CVII Quotations from Stoic Philosophers

Quotations from Stoic Philosophers like Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, Epictetus
What we can do is adopt a noble spirit, such a spirit as befits a good man, so that we may bear up bravely under all that fortune sends us We are going to have encounters with wild beasts. Floods will rob us of one thing, fire another… What we can do is adopt a noble spirit, such a spirit as befits a good man, so that we may bear up bravely under all that fortune sends us and bring our wills into tune with nature’s; reversals, after all, are the means by which nature regulates this visible realm of hers: clear skies follow cloudy; after the calm comes the storm; day succeeds night… "

Seneca - Letter CVII Stoic Doctrines