It is Well to be Flexible

“He can’t serve in the military? Let him seek public office. Must he live in the private sector? Let him be a spokesperson. Is he condemned to silence? Let him aid his fellow citizens by silent public witness. Is it dangerous to enter the Forum? Let him display himself, in private homes, at public events and gatherings, as a good associate, faithful friend, and moderate tablemate. Has he lost the duties of a citizen? Let him exercise those of a human being.” — Seneca, On Tranquility of Mind, 4.3

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Ann Leach

Ann Leach enjoys being a Homeschooling Mum, studying Stoicism, and writing about life . She lives in Sunbury, Victoria with her daughter and 2 cats.