#36: On Anger (De Ira) May06


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#36: On Anger (De Ira)


#36: 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.  

[W]hatever each of us finds to reproach in another, he’ll find in his own breast. 

Why call attention to one man’s paleness or another’s leanness?

Plague is everywhere. Let’s be kinder to one another; we’re just wicked people living among wicked people. Only one thing can give us peace, and that’s a pact of mutual leniency.

“He’s hurt me already, when I didn’t yet hurt him.” But perhaps you already injured someone, or will do.