January 6 - Equanimity

He who is not mad with avarice or sensuality, the destroyers of all things, knows that there is no real evil in poverty. She will not harm him who despises superfluities, and she will do good to him who covets them, for she will heal him against his will.
Seneca's Dialogues, book xii, chap, x, secs, 1 and 3

A very little can satisfy our necessities, but nothing our desires.
Seneca's Dialogues, book xii, chap, x, sec. 11

He who longs to wear gold and purple is poor, not by fortune's fault, but by his own.
Seneca's Dialogues, book xii, chap, xi, sec. 2.

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