January 13 - Equanimity

My country is wherever I am happy; and that depends on the man, not the place.

Seneca, De Remediis, chap, viii, sec. 2.

Who has most? He who desires least.

Seneca, De Moribus, sec. 46.

The poor man much, the miser all things, needs;
Unkind to all, but worst for him his deeds.
That mortal needs the least who least desires;
He has his wish who, as he needs, aspires.

Quotations in Seneca's Epistles, cviii, secs. 9 and 11.

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