Epicurus on Fear

“The fool’s life is empty of gratitude and full of fears; its course lies wholly toward the future.”

~ Epicurus

Hannah Arendt on Life

This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.

~ Hannah Arendt

Seneca on Hope

“Weigh carefully your hopes as well as your fears, and whenever all the elements are in doubt, decide in your own favour; believe what you prefer.”

~ Seneca

Bernard Arnault on the Past

“I hate the past. What interests me is the future. Have a chocolate.”

~ Bernard Arnault / Lunch with the FT, 22nd June 2019