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Seneca

    Thamara sixxhas quoted2 years ago
    "life is short, art is long;"2
    irmamirtahas quoted3 months ago
    you never thought fit to look on yourself or to listen to yourself. And so you've no reason to expect a return from anyone for those attentions of yours, since you offered them not because you wanted another's company but because you were incapable of communing with yourself.
    irmamirtahas quoted3 months ago
    in guarding their private property, but as soon as it comes to wasting time, they are most extravagant with the one commodity for which it's respectable to be greedy.
    irmamirtahas quoted3 months ago
    you'll see that you've fewer years than you count
    irmamirtahas quoted3 months ago
    You'll come to realize that you're dying before your time.
    irmamirtahas quoted3 months ago
    you don't keep an eye on how much time has passed already
    irmamirtahas quoted3 months ago
    You're like ordinary mortals in fearing everything, you're like immortals in coveting everything
    irmamirtahas quoted3 months ago
    And what guarantee, may I ask, do you have that your life will last longer?
    irmamirtahas quoted3 months ago
    How late it is to begin living just when life must come to an end!
    irmamirtahas quoted3 months ago
    for even without any external disturbance or shock, fortune crashes down on itself under its own weight.
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