Lucius Annaeus SenecaLucius Annaeus Seneca, (4 B.C.-A.D. 65) Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, "Seneca the Younger"

Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quote

“A sword by itself does not slay; it is merely the weapon used by the slayer.”

Lucius Annaeus SenecaLucius Annaeus Seneca
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius), Letter LXXXVII: Some arguments in favor of the simple life, line 30

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Robert Edwards, somewhere in the USA

He stood by his words and was killed for it!

Ronw13, Oregon
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Ronw13, Oregon Robert Edwards, somewhere in the USA 5/29/19

Life and death are but, a period of time, what is your point !

E Archer, NYC

The same issues are before us today as 2000 years ago  the truth remains the same.


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