Seneca On Living And Dying

Seneca (c. 4 BC – AD 65) Living is the least important activity of the preoccupied man; yet there is nothing which is harder to learn… Learning how to live takes a whole life, and, which may surprise you more, it takes a whole life to learn how to die.

Seneca On Living

Seneca (c. 4 BC – AD 65) You are living as if destined to live for ever; your own frailty never occurs to you; you don’t notice how much time has already passed, but squander it as though you had a full and overflowing supply – though all the while that very day which you are …

John Cheever On Living

John  Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982) But I awoke at three, feeling terribly sad, and feeling rebelliously that I didn't want to study sadness, madness, melancholy, and despair. I wanted to study triumphs, the rediscoveries of love, all that I know in the world to be decent, radiant, and clear.

David Bohm On Living In Harmony

David Joseph Bohm (December 20, 1917 – October 27, 1992) If we are to live in harmony with ourselves and with nature, we need to be able to communicate freely in a creative movement in which no one permanently holds to or otherwise defends his own ideas.