#19: On Anger (De Ira) Apr22

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#19: On Anger (De Ira)

#19: On Anger (De Ira)

Quotes that resonate, from ‘How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management’ by Seneca, selected, translated and introduced by James Romm.

[50]
Let’s consider, every time we find it hard to forgive, whether it’s to our benefit that everyone be implacable.

[51]
How often has the one who refused mercy later sought it? How often has someone thrown himself at the feet of the man he earlier spurned from his own?

[52]
What is more glorious than to change one’s wrath into friendship?

[53]
Someone gets angry; have at him with your good deeds.

[54]
The quarrel immediately drops away if abandoned by either side; there’s no fight unless on equal terms.