April 23

"Most people seek in the tavern for that pleasure which is to be found in labor."

Zeno, quoted in Stobaeus' Florilegium, vol. i, p. 150.

"To those who, to excuse their prodigality, urged that they spent only money that they did not know how to use otherwise, Zeno said, 'Would you forgive the cook who made his sauce too salty for you, and said it was because he had more salt than he knew what to do with?'"

Stobaeus' Florilegium, vol. i, p. 271.

"That pleasure which is worthy of a man consists in not overloading the body, nor exciting those passions whose rest is our safety."

Seneca's De Beneficiis, book vii, chap.ii, sec. 3

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