Seneca on Fortune

“That which Fortune has not given, she cannot take away.”

~ Seneca / Letters to Lucilius 59

Epicurus on Enough

“Nothing is enough for the man for whom enough is too little.”

~ Epicurus

India Knight on Houses

“What ultimately matters isn’t how grand a house is, or how much it impresses. Who cares, really? What matters most in any home is the happiness of the people in it. It’s a lifelong project.”

~ India Knight / The Times, October 20th, 2019

Seneca on Possessions

“At last, then, away with all these treacherous goods! They look better to those who hope for them than to those who have attained them.”

~ Seneca / Epistulae Morales AD Lucilium

Seneca on Possessions

“Again, let us possess nothing that can be snatched from us to the great profit of a plotting foe. Let there be as little booty as possible on your person.”

~ Seneca / Epistulae Morales AD Lucilium

Seneca on Possessions

“Until we have begun to go without them, we fail to realise how unnecessary many things are. We’ve been using them not because we needed them but because we had them.”

~ Seneca